The House of Beaufort / ˈboʊfərt / is an English noble and quasi-royal family, which originated in the fourteenth century as the legitimated issue of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (the third surviving son of King Edward III) whose eldest legitimate son was King Henry IV, the first Lancastrian king.
Beaufort House, Ham Street, Ham, 2020 Beaufort House is an 18th-century grade II listed house in Ham, near Richmond, Surrey. History Beaufort House was built in about 1780. It was originally the dower house to Ham House. In about 1855, a private Catholic girls school moved to Beaufort House.
Casa de Beaufort - House of Beaufort De Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre La Cámara de Beaufort / b oʊ f ər t / es un Inglés familia noble, que se originó en el siglo XIV y jugó un papel importante en las guerras de las rosas en el siglo XV.
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The family is descended from the Counts of Beaufort, who held land near Huy in the early 11th century. The original family split into several branches, including those of Spontin and of Vêves (the present Counts of Liedekerke-Beaufort descend from the latter). The branch of Beaufort-Spontin settled in Freÿrin the early 15th century. In 1783, the 1s...Frederic August Alexander of Beaufort-Spontin (1751–1817), Count of Beaufort, Marquis of Spontin and of Florennes, was the son of Charles Albert (1713-1753), made Marquis of Beaufort-Spontin with p...Frederic Louis Ladislas, 2nd Duke of Beaufort-Spontin (1809–1834).Alfred Charles August, 3rd Duke of Beaufort-Spontin (1816–1888), son of the first duke's second marriage to Countess Ernestine of Starhemberg, became a hereditary member of Austria's House of Lords...Friedrich Georg Maria Anton Michael, 4th Duke of Beaufort-Spontin (1843–1916), was the son of Duke Alfred by his first wife, Pauline de Forbin-Janson. Although born in Brussels, he died on the fami...Ruins of Beaufort Castle, LuxembourgThe castle of Freÿr seen from the MeuseFlorennes Castle (formerly the Château de Beaufort) in Florennes, NamurSpontin Castle, Yvoir, NamurBeaufort-Spontin, Frederic (8 November 2009), A word from Frederic, Castle and Gardens of Freÿr / Meuse (Belgium), retrieved 2017-05-01— includes a photograph of the 7th DukeDe Stein d'Altenstein, Isidore, ed. (1848), Annuaire de la noblesse de Belgique (in French), Brussels: Auguste Decq, p. 60De Stein d'Altenstein, Isidore, ed. (1867), Annuaire de la noblesse de Belgique (in French), Brussels: Auguste Decq, p. 9Eupedia staff (2014), "Beaufort-Spontin", History of the ducal and princely families in Belgium, Eupedia.com
John of Gaunt, son of King Edward III and father of King Henry IV of EnglandJohn Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset, natural and legitimized son of John of Gaunt by Katherine Swynford
- Descent from John of Gaunt
- Earls of Worcester
- Marquesses of Worcester
- Dukes of Beaufort
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Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester (c. 1450–1526), legitimised son of Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somersetand Joan HillOther titles: Earl of Worcester (1514) and Baron Herbert(1461)Henry Somerset, 1st Marquess of Worcester (1577–1646), eldest son of the 4th Earl, was a noted CavalierEdward Somerset, 2nd Marquess of Worcester(1601–1667), eldest son of the 1st Marquess, was an inventor. He has a claim to the invention of the steam engine.Henry Somerset, 3rd Marquess of Worcester (1629–1700) was created Duke of Beaufort in 1682, after the RestorationOther titles: Marquesses of Worcester (1642) and Earl of Worcester (1514)Other titles (1st–10th Dukes): Baron Herbert(1461)Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort (1629–1700), eldest son of the 2nd MarquessHenry Somerset, 2nd Duke of Beaufort(1684–1714), only son of Lord WorcesterHenry Scudamore, 3rd Duke of Beaufort(1707–1745), eldest son of the 2nd Duke, died without issueCharles Noel Somerset, 4th Duke of Beaufort(1709–1756), second and youngest son of the 2nd Duke
The heraldic blazon for the coat of arms of the dukedom is: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, azure three fleurs-de-lys or (for France); 2nd and 3rd, gules three lions passant guardant in pale or (for England), all within a bordure compony argent and azure. This can be translated as: a shield divided into quarters, the top left and bottom right quarters are ..."Portrait of William Somerset, 3rd Earl of Worcester". Wikimedia Commons. 13 July 2018.Robinson, W.R.B. (2004), "Somerset, William, third earl of Worcester", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.), Oxford University Press, doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/26015 (Subscription or UK...Gurney, E. Henry (1890). Reference handbook for readers, students, and teachers of English history. Boston: Ginn & Company. p. 55.Pinches, John Harvey; Pinches, Rosemary (1974). The Royal Heraldry of England. Heraldry Today. Slough, Buckinghamshire: Hollen Street Press. ISBN 0-900455-25-X.[page needed]
- Henry Robert FitzRoy Somerset, Marquess of Worcester
- Peerage of England
Category:House of Beaufort From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository Subcategories This category has the following 12 subcategories, out of 12 total. Dukes of Beaufort (7 C, 10 F) B Beaufort arms (15 C, 19 F) Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland (5 F) Lady Margaret Beaufort (9 C, 11 F) H Henry Beaufort (3 C, 10 F) R