'Plantagenet3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Beaufort of Somerset, Plantagenet of England
[The contents of this page were first launched within Plantagenet2. They were moved here to facilitate reviews of both pages.]

We follow the tradition of implying that various members of this family used the name Plantagenet even though, as mentioned on Plantagenet1, such would have been unknown to them.
John Plantagenet 'of Gaunt', Earl of Richmond, Duke of Lancaster, Duke of Aquitaine, King of Castile (b 24.06.1340, d 03.02.1399)
m1. (19.05.1359) Blanche Plantagenet (b 25.03.1345, d 12.09.1369, dau of Henry Plantagenet, 4th Earl (Duke) of Lancaster)
1. Henry Plantagenet 'Bolingbroke', King Henry IV of England (b 30.05.1366, d 21.03.1412-3, 4th son)
  m1. Mary de Bohun (d 04.07.1394, dau of Humphry de Bohun, Earl of Northampton, Hereford and Essex)
  A. Henry Plantagenet, King Henry V of England (b 09.08.1387, d 31.08.1422)
  m. (02/3.06.1420) Catherine of France (b 27.10.1401, d 03.01.1437/8, dau of Charles VI, King of France, m2. Sir Owen Tudor)
  i. Henry Plantagenet, King Henry VI of England (b 06.12.1421, d c05.1471)
m. (22.04.1445) Margaret of Anjou (b 1429, d 1482, dau of Regnier, Duke of Anjou, King of Sicily & Jerusalem)
  a. Edward Plantagenet, Prince of Wales (b 13.10.1453, dspvp Tewkesbury 04.05.1471)
  m. (08.1470) Anne Nevill (d 16.03.1485, dau of Richard, Earl of Warwick)
  B. Thomas Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence (b 01.10.1388, dsp Beauje 22.03.1421)
  m. (1411) Margaret Holand (d 30.12.1429, dau of Thomas Holand, 2nd Earl of Kent)
  C. John Plantagenet, Duke of Bedford (b 20.06.1389, dsp 15.09.1435)
  m1. (mcrt 15.05.1423) Anne of Burgundy (d 14.11.1432, dau of John, Duke of Burgundy)
  m2. (20.04.1433) Jaquetta (d 30.05.1472, dau of Pierre I, Count of Luxembourg-St. Pol, de Brienne et di Conversano)
  D. Humphrey Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester (b 03.10.1390, dspl 23.02.1447)
  m. (1428) Eleanor Cobham (d 1454, dau of Reginald de Cobham, 3rd Lord of Sterborough)
  partner unknown
  i. Antigone
m. Sir Henry Grey, 2nd Count of Tankerville (d 1449)
  E. Blanche Plantagenet
  m. (1402) Louis, Duke of Bavaria
  F. Philippa Plantagenet (dsp)
  m. (1405) Eric, King of Denmark
  m2. (1403) Joan of Navarre (d 10.06.1437, dau of Charles II, King of Navarre)
2. Philippa Plantagenet (b 31.03.1360, d 19.07.1415)
m. (11.02.1387) Joao I 'the False', King of Portugal (b 11.04.1358, d 14.08.1433)
3. Elizabeth Plantagenet (b by 21.02.1364, d 24.11.1425)
  m1. (1384) John Holand, Earl of Huntingdon, Duke of Exeter (d 1400)
  m2. (sp) Sir John Cornwall, Lord Fanhope (d 1443)
4.+ other issue - John (b c1362, d c1365), Edward (b c1365, d c1368), John (b before 04.05.1366, d young), Isabel (b c1368)
m2. (06.1371) Constanza, Queen of Castile (b 1354, d 24.03.1394, dau of Pedro I 'the Cruel', King of Castile and Leon)
8. John Plantagenet (b 1374, d 1375)
9. Katharine Plantagenet (b 1372, d 02.06.1418)
  m. (1393/7) Enrique III 'el Doliente', King of Castile and Leon (b 04.10.1379, d 25.12.1406)
p/m3. (13.01.1396) Katherine de Roet (b 1350, d 10.05.1403, dau of Sir Payne Roet)
Catherine had been John of Gaunt's mistress and bore his children before they married. The children were legitimated.
10. John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset, Marquess of Somerset (b 1371-2, d 21.04.1410 or 16.03.1409/10)
m. (before 28.09.1397) Margaret Holand (d 30.12.1429, dau of Thomas Holand, 2nd Earl of Kent)
  A. Henry Beaufort, 2nd Earl of Somerset (bpt 26.11.1401, d unm 25.11.1418)
  B. John Beaufort, Duke of Somerset (b before 25.04.1404, d 27.05.1444)
  m. (c1442) Margaret Beauchamp (dau of John de Beauchamp, 3rd Lord of Bletsho)
  i. Margaret Beaufort (b 31.05.1443, d 1509) H
  m1. (div) John de la Pole, Duke of Suffolk
m2. (1455) Edmund Tudor of Hadham, 1st Earl of Richmond (d 1456) H
  Their son Henry became King Henry VII of England.
  m3. Sir Henry Stafford
  m4. (sp) Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby (d 29.07.1504)
  partner unknown
  ii. Thomasine or Tacine
m. Sir Reginald Grey, 7th Lord of Wilton (d 22.02.1493/4)
  C. Thomas Beaufort, Earl of Perche (b 1405, d 1432)
  D. Edmund Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset (b 1406, d 22.05.1455) Although Edmund inherited the earldom of Somerset from his brother John, his dukedom was a new creation.
  m. (before 1436) Alianore Beauchamp (b 1407, d 06.03.1466/7, dau of Richard Beauchamp, 5th Earl of Warwick)
  i. Henry Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset (b 26.01.1436, d 16.05.1464)
  partner: Joane Hill
  a. Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester (b c1460, d 15.04.1526)
  m1. (02.06.1492) Elizabeth Herbert (d 1514, dau of William Herbert, Earl of Huntingdon)
  m2. Elizabeth West (dau of Thomas West, Lord de la Warr)
m3. (sp) Eleanor Sutton (dau of Sir Edward Sutton, Lord Dudley)
  b. Arthur Somerset possibly fits here
  ii. Eleanor (Alinaore) Beaufort (d 16.08.1501)
  m1. (04.1458) James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormonde, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b 24.11.1420, dsp 01.05.1461)
  m2. Sir Robert Spencer of Spencer Coombe (Spencercombe), Devon
  a. Catherine Spencer (d 10.1542)
  m. (before 1502) Henry Algernon Percy, 5th Earl of Northumberland (b 1478, d 1527)
b. Eleanor or Margaret Spencer
  m. Thomas Cary of Chilton Foliat (d before 21.06.1536)
  iii. Joane Beaufort (d 11.08.1518)
  m1. (06/7.1478) Robert St.Lawrence, Lord Howth, Lord Chancellor of Ireland (b c1435, d 1486)
  m2. Sir Richard Fry
  iv. Anne Beaufort
  m. Sir William Paston
  v. Margaret Beaufort
  m1. Humphrey de Stafford, Earl of Stafford (dvp St. Albans 22.05.1455)
m2. Sir Richard Dayrell (probably not of Lillingstone Dayrell)
  vi. Elizabeth Beaufort (d before 1492)
  m. Sir Henry Lewes or FitzLewis
  vii.+ other issue - Edmund (b 1438, d unm 06.05.1471), John (d Tewkesbury 04.05.1471)
  E. Jane (or Joan) Beaufort (d 15.07.1445) J
  m1. (1423) James Stewart, King James I of Scots (b 12.1394, d 21.02.1437) J
m2. Sir James Stewart ("the Black Knight of Lorn") --
  F. Margaret Beaufort
  m. Thomas Courtenay, 5th Earl of Devon (b 1414, d 03.02.1458)
11. Henry Beaufort, Bishop of Lincoln then of Winchester, Cardinal, Lord Chancellor of England (b 1375, d 11.04.1447)
  Thanks to a contributor (MF, 08.02.08) who drew our attention to the fact that the mother of Henry's daughter Jane was probably the following Alice FitzAlan. Wikipedia reports that Henry had an illegitimate daughter called Jane (born in 1402) but expresses some scepticism of the view that Alice was her mother.
  p. Alice FitzAlan (dau of Richard FitzAlan, Earl of Arundel, widow of John Cherleton, Lord Powis who d. 1401)
  A. Jane Beaufort
  m. Sir Edward Stradling of St. Donat's (a 1422)
12. Thomas Beaufort, Duke of Exeter (b c01.1377, dsp(s) 27.12.1417/1426)
  m. (before 15.02.1403/4) Margaret Nevil (dau of Sir Thomas Nevil of Horneby)
  A. Henry Beaufort
13. Joan Beaufort (b 1379, d 1440) Y
  m1. Sir Robert de Ferrers, 2nd Lord of Wemme (b 1370, d 1410)
  m2. Ralph Neville of Raby, 1st Earl of Westmorland (d 21.10.1425) Y

Main source(s): GenEU (Anjou3), BP1934 (Kings of England), BE1883 (Beaufort of Dorset, Beaufort of Somerset), TCP (Somerset)
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