She was the daughter and sole heiress of John Beaufort, Duke of Somerset (1404–1444), a legitimised grandson of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (third surviving son of King Edward III ), by his mistress Katherine Swynford. Lady Margaret was born at Bletsoe Castle, Bedfordshire, either on 31 May 1441 or, more likely, on 31 May 1443.
Margarita Beaufort fue la madre del rey Enrique VII de Inglaterra y abuela paterna del rey Enrique VIII de Inglaterra. Miembro y apasionada defensora de la casa de Lancaster, se convirtió en una figura clave de la Guerra de las Dos Rosas y en influyente matriarca de la casa de Tudor. Fundó dos colleges de Cambridge.
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Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Devon was a great-granddaughter of King Edward III.
Margaret Beaufort was the second and youngest daughter of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset, by his wife Margaret Holland, the daughter of Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent by his wife Alice Arundel. Her father, John Beaufort, was an illegitimate son of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, the third surviving son of King Edward III, by his mistre...
At some time after 1421 Margaret married Thomas Courtenay, 13th Earl of Devon, for whom she bore three sons and five daughters. Her sons were all killed or executed during the Wars of the Roses due to their strong adherence to the Lancastrian cause, and left no children, and thus the senior line of the Courtenays was extinguished. Margaret's childr...
When Margaret Beaufort was born about 1437, in London, Middlesex, England, her father, Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke of Somerset, was 31 and her mother, Eleanor Beauchamp, was 29. She had at least 1 son with Humphrey Stafford. She died in 1474, in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 37.
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Margaret de Holland de Beaufort Birth 1385 Up Holland, West Lancashire District, Lancashire, England Death 30 Dec 1439 (aged 53–54) Surrey, England Burial Canterbury Cathedral Canterbury, City of Canterbury, Kent, England Plot St. Michael's Chapel/with husband Memorial ID 46305472 · View Source Share Save to Suggest Edits Memorial Photos Flowers
Margaret Beaufort (c. 1408–1449), married Thomas de Courtenay, 5th Earl of Devon. In 1399, she was invested as a Lady Companion, Order of the Garter (L.G.).  After Beaufort died in 1410 (in the Tower of London ), she married his nephew Thomas of Lancaster, Duke of Clarence (1387–1421), the son of King Henry IV.
24 de feb. de 2017 · Margaret Beauchamp was now the grandmother of the future King Henry VII. Sometime between May 27, 1444 and August 31, 1447, Margaret married again. Leo (Lionel) Welles, 6th Baron Welles was a wealthy Lincolnshire landowner, soldier and royal councilor to the king. He fought in France and served as Lieutenant of Ireland for seven years.