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Joan "Countess of Westmorland" Beaufort Neville
Birth: 1375
Champagne-Ardenne, France
Death: Nov. 13, 1440
South Yorkshire, England

Lady Neville (1396), Countess of Westmorland (1397), Lady Companion, Order of the Garter (1399); House of Plantagenet

Lady Joan de Beaufort was born circa 1375 at Chateau de Beaufort, Montmorency-Beaufort, Champagne, France. She was the daughter of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster and Katherine Roet. Her birth was legitimized by Parliament 29 Sep 1397, after the marriage of her parents.

As the granddaughter of King Edward III, she is royalty rather than nobility, and her children made excellent marriages into the families of dukes and earls. Her progeny through the centuries is remarkable.

Lady Joan de Beaufort first married Sir Robert de Ferrers, 3rd Lord Ferrers of Wem. They had two daughters, Elizabeth and Mary Ferrers. See below.

After the death of Sir Robert, Lady Joan married Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland. Together they had 14 children, 9 sons and 5 daughters at Raby Castle, Durham, England.

Their children and grandchildren participated in the England and Scotland courts for nearly 100 years, carrying forward the line of the House of Plantagenet, the House of York, and the House of Lancaster. (rewritten by Vicki Hittson)

 (bio by: Joyce Ann Mize) 
Family links: 
  John Duke of Lancaster Plantagenet (1340 - 1399)
  Katherine Roet Swynford (1350 - 1403)
  Ralph de Neville (1364 - 1425)*
  William de Neville (____ - 1463)*
  Elizabeth Ferrers Greystoke (1393 - 1434)*
  Mary de Ferrers de Neville (1394 - 1458)*
  Katherine Neville Mowbray Strangeways Beaumont Woodville (1397 - ____)*
  Eleanor de Neville de Percy (1398 - 1472)*
  Richard Neville (1400 - 1460)*
  Richard Neville (1400 - 1460)*
  Robert de Neville (1404 - 1457)*
  George de Neville (1407 - 1469)*
  George Neville, Lord Latimer (1407 - 1469)*
  Anne de Neville Stafford (1411 - 1480)*
  Edward Neville (1412 - 1476)*
  Cecily de Neville Plantagenet (1415 - 1495)*
   Philippa of Lancaster (1360 - 1415)**
  Elizabeth Lancaster (1363 - 1425)**
  Henry Plantagenet-Lancaster (1367 - 1413)**
  Thomas Swynford (1368 - 1432)**
  John de Beaufort (1371 - 1410)*
  Catherine Plantagenet Of Lancaster (1373 - 1418)**
  Henry Beaufort (1374 - 1447)*
  Joan Beaufort Neville (1375 - 1440)
  Thomas de Beaufort (1377 - 1426)*
*Calculated relationship
Lincoln Cathedral
City of Lincoln
Lincolnshire, England
Maintained by: Vicki Hittson
Originally Created by: cookie
Record added: Oct 12, 2006
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Joan Countess of Westmorland <i>Beaufort</i> Neville
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Joan Countess of Westmorland <i>Beaufort</i> Neville
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Joan Countess of Westmorland <i>Beaufort</i> Neville
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To Lady Joan, our 17th and 15th great grandmother, respectively, may you rest in peace.
- Darrell and Joan Mansur
 Added: Mar. 22, 2015

- Monica Hedges
 Added: Mar. 21, 2015
For my 17th great grandmother
- Marilyn Becker
 Added: Mar. 6, 2015
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