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Margaret Beauchamp

  • Birth c.1410 Bedfordshire, England
  • Death 8 Aug 1482 England
  • Burial Wimborne Minster, East Dorset District, Dorset, England
  • Memorial ID 18691

Duchess of Somerset. Born the daughter of John Beauchamp and Edith Stourton at Bedfordshire, England. Prior to 1437, she took her first husband, Sir Oliver St. John, with whom she had at least six children. Upon his death, she married Sir John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, with whom she one daughter, Margaret, through whom the Tudors would eventually make their rather tenuous claim on the English throne, and seat her grandson, Henry VII. After the Duke's death, she married a third time to Sir Lionel de Welles with whom she had at least two more children. She died about age 71.

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  • Added: 3 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18691
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Beauchamp (c.1410–8 Aug 1482), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18691, citing St Cuthberga Churchyard, Wimborne Minster, East Dorset District, Dorset, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .