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Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland
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Name[12] Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland
Alt Name Joane Beaufort
Gender Female
Birth? 1375 Beaufort Castle, Pays-de-la-Loire, FranceChateau Beaufort
Alt Birth[2] 1375 Anjou, Isere, Rhone-Alpes, France
Other? Kinship: Illegitimate daughter - legitimated.
Probate? Died testate.
Property? The lordship of Middleham {Middleham, Yorkshire, England}.
Property? The lordship of Sheriff-Hutton {Sheriff Hutton, Yorkshire, England}.
Other? Staindrop, Durham, EnglandMonumental inscription
Marriage bef 30 Sep 1390 Meurthe-et-Moselle, FranceChateau de Beaufort
to Robert Ferrers
Marriage 3 Feb 1397 to Sir Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland
Other Status: 2nd marriage for husband; 2nd marriage for wife.
with Sir Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland
Other Condition: 9 sons and 5 daughters of this marriage.
with Sir Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland
Burial[5] 1440 Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Ancestral File Number 8HR3-79
Death[3][4][5] 13 Nov 1440 Howden, Yorkshire, England
DNA[10][11] 2013 mtDNA haplotype J1c2c


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Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland (c. 1379 – 13 November 1440) was the fourth of the four illegitimate children (and only daughter) of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, and his mistress, later wife, Katherine Swynford; and, in her widowhood, a powerful landowner in the North of England.

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  1.   Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.), Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland.
  2. Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004), p. 253 NEVILLE:10.
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis; William R. Beall; Kaleen E. Beall; and Walter Lee Sheppard. Ancestral roots of certain American colonists who came to America before 1700: lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and other historical individuals. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., c2004), p. 6 line 2:32, p. 7 line 3:32, p. 66 line 62:34.

    Joan Beaufort, d. Howden, 13 Nov. 1440; m. (1) by lic. 27 Sept 1369, Sir Robert de Ferrers (62-34), of Willisham, Wem, and Oversley, co. Warwick d. bef 29 Nov. 1396 grandson of Sir Robert De Ferrers (61-32), 3rd Lord Ferrers, of Chartley and Joan de la Mote; m. (2) bef. 3 Feb. 1396/7, Ralph de Neville, K.G. (207-34), cr. Earl of Westmorland, 1397, b. bef. 1364, d. Raby, 21 Oct. 1425, will made 18 Oct. 1424, pro. 14 Nov. 1425-7 Oct 1426, son of John Neville, 3rd Lord Neville of Raby, and Maud de Percy. (CP V: 320 chart; CP VII: 415; CP IX: 502 ii-iii chart: CP XII (1): 39-40; CP XIV; 101).

  4. Weis, Frederick Lewis; William R. Beall; and Walter Lee Sheppard. The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: the barons named in the Magna Charta, 1215, and some of their descendants who settled in America during the early colonial years. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., c1999), p. 65 line 45:7, p. 136 line 102:8.

    See also p. 124 line 94:10, p. 136 line 102:8

  5. 5.0 5.1 Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004), p. 15 BEAUFORT:10, p. 254 NEVILLE:10.
  6.   Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), vol. 1 p. 27; vol. 2 p. 389.
  7.   Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004), See also p. xxix, p. 14 BEAUFORT:11.iv, 10, p. 20 BERGAVENNY:6, p. 208 LATIMER:7, p. 244 MONTAGU:8, p. 254 NEVILLE:9, p. 273 PERCY:9.
  8.   JOAN Beaufort ([1379]-Howden, Yorkshire 13 Nov 1440, bur Lincoln Cathedral)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  9.   Lady Joan de Beaufort, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  10. Ehrenberg, Rachel. A king's final hours, told by his mortal remains.
  11. University of Leicester. Family tree: Cecily Neville (1415-1495) Duchess of York.
  12. Given the surname of BEAUFORT from her father's (lost) castle in Champagne which had devolved on him through his 1st wife: See 'Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists', 2nd ed. p. 14 BEAUCHAMP:11.