Biography of John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset

Timeline

In 1403 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was born to John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset and Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence.

On 25 Mar 1404 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was baptised.

Around 29 Jul 1418 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset succeeded 3rd Earl Somerset (2C 1397).

In 1419 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset fought in his cousin Henry V King England campaigns in France.

Before 23 Mar 1421 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset accompanied the King's younger brother Thomas Lancaster 1st Duke Clarence to the fighting in Anjou.

Battle of Baugé

On 23 Mar 1421 the Dauphin's and Scottish army heavily defeated the English army at the Battle of Baugé. On the French side Étienne Vignolles fought. On the Scottish side John Stewart 2nd Earl Buchan and John Stewart of Darnley 1st Count Évreux fought. William Douglas was killed.
On the English side John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset, Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter, Thomas Beaufort Count Perche and John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter were captured.
Thomas Lancaster 1st Duke Clarence, John Lumley, John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville, Walter Fitzwalter 7th Baron Fitzwalter, John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley and his son William Ros, and Gilbert V Umfraville were killed.

In 1438 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was released.

In 1439 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset and Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset were married. Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset by marriage Countess Somerset (2C 1397).

Around 1440 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was appointed as Admiral of the Sea.

In 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was appointed 156th Knight Garter: Henry VI.

On Apr 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was appointed as Lieutenant Aquitaine.

On 31 May 1443 Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond was born to John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset and Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset at Bletsoe Castle.

Before 20 Jun 1443 Tacine Beaufort Baroness Grey Wilton was born to John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset.

On Aug 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset led 7000 men to Cherbourg at Cherbourg.

On 28 Aug 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was created 1st Duke Somerset (1C 1443), 1st Earl Kendal (2C 1443). Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset by marriage Duchess Somerset (1C 1443).

After Dec 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset returned to England after a pointless campaign.

Around 1444 John Beaufort was born to John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset.

On 27 May 1444 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset suicide (possibly).

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou aka Plantagenet

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke, Countess Buckingham

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Edward III King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 17 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 8 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 7 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 3 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward II King England Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England Son Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland Great x 4 Grandson Stephen I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland Great x 3 Grandson Stephen I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg Count Hainault, Count Holland Great x 5 Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Valois Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Great GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

Mother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holand

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert de Holand of Upholland

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Zouche Baroness Holand Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby Great x 2 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Segrave

Great GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England Son Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Blois Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Wake Countess Kent Great x 3 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell Great x 2 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Fiennes Baroness Wake Liddell Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo Countess Arundel

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Warenne

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Vere

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey Great Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster Son Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Blanche Capet Queen Navarre Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

Great x 3 GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp Baroness Monthermer