John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset

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John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, KG

Also Known As: "John Beaufort", "1st Duke of Somerset"
Birthplace: Westminster, London, Middlesex, England
Death: May 27, 1444
Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England
Place of Burial: St Cuthberga Churchyard, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England
Immediate Family:

Son of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset and Margaret Holland, Duchess of Clarence
Husband of Margaret Beauchamp of Bletso, Lady Welles
Partner of mistress of John Beaufort
Father of Margaret Beaufort; Tacine Grey, of Somerset and John of Somerset
Brother of Henry Beaufort, 2nd Earl of Somerset; Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scots; Thomas Beaufort, Earl of Perche, Duke of Exeter; Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset and Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Devon

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About John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset

"John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, KG (1403 – 27 May 1444) was an English noble and military commander."


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Citations / Sources:

1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 103. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 45. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.


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John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset's Timeline

March 25, 1404
Westminster, London, Middlesex, England
March 25, 1404
probably France
May 31, 1443
Bletso Castle, Bedfordshire, England
May 27, 1444
Age 40
Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England
December 16, 1933
Age 40
December 16, 1933
Age 40
December 16, 1933
Age 40