Eleanor Beauchamp, Duchess of Somerset

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Lady Eleanor Beauchamp[1]
Baroness de Ros
Duchess of Somerset
EleanorSomersetRous.jpg
Drawing of Eleanor from the Rous Roll, c. 1483
BornSeptember 1408[2]
Wedgenock, Warwickshire, England[3]
Died6 March 1467 (aged 58–59)[2]
Baynard's Castle, London, England[2]
Spouse(s)Thomas de Ros, 8th Baron de Ros
Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset
Walter Rokesley
Issue13, including:
Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros
Richard Ros
Eleanor Beaufort, Countess of Ormonde
Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset
Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford
Edmund Beaufort, 4th Duke of Somerset
John Beaufort, Marquess of Dorset
FatherRichard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick
MotherElizabeth de Berkeley

Lady Eleanor Beauchamp, Baroness de Ros and Duchess of Somerset (September 1408 – 6 March 1467)[2] was the second daughter of Richard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick and Elizabeth de Berkeley, daughter of Thomas de Berkeley, 5th Baron Berkeley.[3]

First marriage[edit]

On 17 December 1423, Lady Eleanor was married to Thomas de Ros, 8th Baron de Ros.[3][4] They were parents of the following surviving issue:

Second marriage[edit]

Eleanor married Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset sometime between 1431 and 1433 in an unlicensed marriage, although this was pardoned on 7 March 1438.[3] He was the son of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset and Lady Margaret Holland. They had the following surviving issue:

Third marriage[edit]

She married thirdly to Walter Rokesley. There was no known issue from this marriage.[2]

Death[edit]

She died on 6 March 1467 at the age of 58 at Baynard's Castle, London, England.[2]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 220.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 614.
  3. ^ a b c d Lundy, Darryl (18 May 2005). "Lady Eleanor Beauchamp". The Peerage. Retrieved 6 October 2009.
  4. ^ Crawley, Charles. "Medieval Lands: England, Earls – Created 1067–1122". Retrieved 27 October 2009.
  5. ^ a b c d e f Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 106.
  6. ^ The Lineage and Ancestry of H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, by Gerald Paget, Vol. I, p. 23.
  7. ^ "Royal Ancestry" 2013, Douglas Richardson Vol. IV. p. 654
  8. ^ "Royal Ancestry" 2013, Douglas Richardson Vol. IV. p. 502
  9. ^ Davis, Norman, ed. (1971). The Paston Letters and Papers of the Fifteenth Century, Part I. Oxford: Clarendon Press. p. lvii. ISBN 9780197224212.
  10. ^ a b c d Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 105.
  11. ^ The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. II, p. 422.
  12. ^ "Royal Ancestry" 2013, Douglas Richardson Vol. IV. p. 503
  13. ^ Royal Ancestry" 2013 Douglas Richardson Vol. IV. p. 653
  14. ^ "Royal Ancestry" 2013, Douglas Richardson Vol. IV. p. 655