Person:Edmund Beaufort (28)

Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset
  1. Elizabeth Beaufort - Bef 1492
  2. Lady Eleanor BeaufortAbt 1431 - 1501
  3. Joan BeaufortAbt 1433 - 1518
  4. Anne Beaufort1435 - Bef 1496
  5. Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset1436 - 1464
  6. Margaret Beaufort1437 - 1474
  7. Edmund Beaufort, 4th Duke of SomersetAbt 1438 - 1471
  8. John BeaufortAbt 1455 - 1471
  9. Thomas BeaufortEst 1455 - Bef 1463
Facts and Events
Name Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1406 Westminster, Middlesex, EnglandHouse of Beaufort
Marriage to Eleanor de Beauchamp
Death[1] 22 May 1455 St Albans, Hertfordshire, England Combatant at First Battle of St Albans
Reference Number? Q459947?

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Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset, 4th Earl of Somerset, 1st Earl of Dorset, 1st Marquess of Dorset styled 1st Count of Mortain, KG (140622 May 1455), was an English nobleman and an important figure during the Hundred Years' War. His rivalry with Richard, Duke of York, was a leading cause of the Wars of the Roses.

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  2.   Edmund Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  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)
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    Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, Marquis of Dorset, Lieut.-General of France, Normandy and Guienne; b. abt 1406; slait at 1st Battle of St. Albans, 22 May 1455; m. without license, abt 1431/5, Eleanor (Beauchamp) Ros (87034), b. Eddgenoch, co. Warwick, 1407; d. 6 Mar 1467; widow of Thomas Ros, Lord Ros, and dau. of Richard Beauchamp, 5th Earl of Warwick, and Elizabeth Berkeley, dau. of Thomas Berkeley, Baron Berkeley; she m. (3) Walter Rokesley, Esq. (CP II: 131 note c, 145; CP IV: 417; Burke; DNB 4:38). Line goes back through Edward III of England to Cerdic, King of the West Saxons, and down (through daughter Eleanor) to American colonists Edward Pelham and his half-sister Penelope Pelham Winslow.

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