Biography of Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468

Timeline

Before 05 Oct 1397 Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (15) and Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Warwick 1386-1422 (11) were married.

On Sep 1408 Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 was born to Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (26) and Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Warwick 1386-1422 (22) at Wedgenock, Oxfordshire.

On 28 Dec 1422 Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Warwick 1386-1422 (36) died

Before 1425 Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (42) and Isabel Despencer Countess Warwick, Countess Worcester 1400-1439 were married. Isabel Despencer Countess Warwick, Countess Worcester 1400-1439 by marriage Countess Warwick (1C 1088).

Before 09 Sep 1427 Thomas Ros 8th Baron Ros Helmsley 1407-1430 and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (19) were married. Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (19) by marriage Baroness Ros Helmsley.

On 09 Sep 1427 Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 was born to Thomas Ros 8th Baron Ros Helmsley 1407-1430 and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (19)

On 18 Aug 1430 Thomas Ros 8th Baron Ros Helmsley 1407-1430 died. His son Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley 1427-1464 succeeded as 9th Baron Ros Helmsley

In 1432 Margaret Ros Baroness Botreaux, Baroness Burgh 1432-1488 was born to Thomas Ros 8th Baron Ros Helmsley 1407-1430 and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (24)

Around 1432 Eleanor Beaufort Countess Ormonde 1432-1501 was born to Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (26) and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (24)

In 1433 Joan Beaufort Baroness Howth 1433-1518 was born to Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (27) and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (24)

In 1435 Anne Beaufort 1435-1496 was born to Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (28) and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (26)

In 1435 Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (28) and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (26) were married

On 26 Jan 1436 Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 was born to Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (29) and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (27)

Around 1437 Margaret Beaufort 1437-1474 was born to Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (30) and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (28)

On 30 Apr 1439 Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (57) died at Rouen. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Warwick, Warwickshire. His son Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick 1425-1446 (14) succeeded as 14th Earl Warwick (1C 1088), 6th Baron Burghesh (2C 1330). Cecily Neville Duchess Warwick 1424-1450 (15) by marriage Countess Warwick (1C 1088).

In 1439 Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset 1439-1471 was born to Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (33) and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (30)

In 1441 John Beaufort 1441-1471 was born to Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (34) and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (32)

In 1442 Thomas Beaufort 1442-1463 was born to Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (35) and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (33)

In 1442 Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (35) was created 1st Marquess Dorset (2C 1442), 1st Earl Dorset (3C 1442). Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (33) by marriage Marchioness Dorset (2C 1442)

In 1443 Elizabeth Beaufort 1443-1471 was born to Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (36) and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (34)

On 27 May 1444 Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (38) succeeded 4th Earl Somerset (2C 1397). Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (35) by marriage Countess Somerset (2C 1397).

Warwick Succeeds

On 03 Jan 1448 Anne Beauchamp 15th Countess Warwick 1443-1448 (4) died at Ewelme, Oxfordshire aged four whilst in the care of Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475 (43). After a prolonged legal dispute between her three half-aunts, and her full aunt, the courts decided her full aunt Anne Beauchamp (21) should succeed; Anne Beauchamp (21) succeeded as 16th Countess Warwick. Her husband Richard Neville (20) became jure uxoris 16th Earl Warwick (1C 1088); the first step on his journey to becoming Kingmaker. The decision of the court was not subscribed to by Edmund Beaufort Earl Somerset (41) who was married to Anne's (21) half-sister Eleanor (39); he wanted his share of the considerable Beauchamp inheritance.

On Mar 1448 Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (41) succeeded 2nd Duke Somerset (2C 1448). Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (39) by marriage Duchess Somerset (2C 1448).

First Battle of St Albans

On 22 May 1455 the Wars of the Roses commenced with the First Battle of St Albans. Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 (43) commanded with Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (27), Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (55), Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham 1415-1464 (40) and Walter Strickland 1411-1467 (44).
The Lancastrians Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (49), Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland 1393-1455, William Cotton 1410-1455 (45), Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford 1414-1455 and Richard Fortescue 1414-1455 were killed. Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (52) was wounded and captured. Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (33), John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (54) and Edmund Dudley 1425-1483 were captured. Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (19) was wounded. James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (34) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (55) both fought.

On 06 Mar 1468 Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 (59) died at Baynard's Castle, Castle Baynard, City of London.

Mary Beaufort was born to Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468

Richard Ros was born to Thomas Ros 8th Baron Ros Helmsley 1407-1430 and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Beauchamp

Maternal Family Tree: Margaret Pipard Baroness Lisle 1323-1375

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 17 Grand Daughter of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 8 Grand Daughter of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 4 Grand Daughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of David I King Scotland 1084-1153

Kings Franks: Great x 8 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Louis "Fat" VI King France 1081-1137

Ancestry

Father: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick 1338-1401 Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 2 GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick 1237-1298

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn Countess Warwick 1238-1301

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Tosny Countess Warwick 1284-1325 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Tosny 1255-1295 Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick 1314-1369 Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore 1251-1304 Great x 2 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes 1269- Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore, 2nd Baroness Geneville 1286-1356 Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Piers Geneville

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jeanne Lusignan 1260-1323 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers Countess Warwick Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: William Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers Groby 1333-1372 Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Groby 1303-1343 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby 1272-1325 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ellen or Margaret Segrave Baroness Ferrers Groby 1282-1318

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabel Verdun Baroness Ferrers Groby 1316-1349 Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Theobald Verdun 2nd Lord Verdun 1278-1316

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Clare Lady Verdun 1295-1360 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandMother: Margaret Percy Baroness Ferrers Groby 1330-1375 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy 1299-1352 Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan Baroness Percy Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy 1303-1365 Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Clare Baroness Clifford, Baroness Welles 1276-1327 Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Mother: Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Warwick 1386-1422 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 9th Baron Berkeley, 3rd Baron Lisle 1352-1417 Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley 1320-1368 Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley 1296-1361 Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 1271-1326 Great x 2 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eva Zouche 1281-1314

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Mortimer Baroness Berkeley 1304-1337 Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore, 2nd Baroness Geneville 1286-1356 Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer Baroness Berkeley 1325-1389 Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh "Younger" Despencer 1286-1326 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester 1261-1326 Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp Baroness Monthermer 1263-1306

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Clare Baroness Zouche Mortimer 1292- Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford 1272-1307 Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandMother: Margaret Lisle Baroness Berkeley, 3rd Baroness Lisle 1362-1391 Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great GrandFather: Warin Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle 1330-1382 Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Gerard Lisle 1st Baron Lisle 1304-1360

Great x 3 GrandFather: Warin Lisle 1271-1322

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Unknown

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan 1320-1389 Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326 Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

Great GrandMother: Margaret Pipard Baroness Lisle 1323-1375

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Pipard 1308-1349