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Sir John de Beaufort

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Sir John de Beaufort

  • Birth 1371 Lincolnshire, England
  • Death 16 Mar 1410 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Burial Canterbury, City of Canterbury, Kent, England
  • Plot St. Michael's Chapel
  • Memorial ID 46305389

Husband of Lady Margaret de Holand and father of: Lady Joan de Beaufort, Lady Margaret de Beaufort, Henry de Beaufort, John de Beaufort, Thomas de Beaufort, and Edmund de Beaufort. He was invested as a knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) circa 1397, and his illegitimate birth was legitimized by Parliament and Papal decree February, 1397. He became the 1st Earl of Somerset on 10 February, 1397, and the 1st Marquess of Somerset on 29 September, 1397. He was deposed as Marquess of Dorset and Somerset on 3 November 1399.


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  • Created by: Carolyn Gray-Yeaw
  • Added: 3 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46305389
  • Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir John de Beaufort (1371–16 Mar 1410), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46305389, citing Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, City of Canterbury, Kent, England ; Maintained by Carolyn Gray-Yeaw (contributor 47062093) .