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Richard Beauchamp, 5th (13th) Earl of Warwick



Richard Beauchamp, 5th (13th) Earl of Warwick, jousting, c.1410.
From p.13 of Some feudal coats of arms, Joseph Foster, 1902.



Richard Beauchamp, 5th (13th) Earl of Warwick (see here and here), born 1381,
mar 1stly to Elizabeth de Berkeley [descendant of Edward I],
fought with Henry V in France,
appears in the play Henry V by Shakespeare,
given the lines before Agincourt 1415: "O that we now had here But one ten thousand of those men in England That do no work today.", these lines sometimes also given to Westmoreland,
Elizabeth died 1422,
had issue by 1st wife:


  1. Margaret Beauchamp, born 1404,
    mar John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury and had issue.


  2. Eleanor Beauchamp, born 1407,
    mar Edmund Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset and had issue.


  3. Elizabeth Beauchamp, born 1417.


he mar 2ndly, 1423, to Isabel le Despencer [born 1400, descendant of Edward III, widow of his 1st cousin; she now had a dau Elizabeth Beauchamp and a step-dau Elizabeth Beauchamp],
he received the captured Joan of Arc 1431, the English contrived to have her burnt by the church,
died 1439,
bur Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick.





Tomb of Richard Beauchamp, 5th (13th) Earl of Warwick

Spectacular effigy in the Beauchamp Chapel, Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick.


Effigy of Richard Beauchamp, 5th (13th) Earl of Warwick.
Church of St Mary in Warwick.
Photo 2008. See full size. From here. See terms of use.



Other view of above.
Tomb of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester in background.
Photo 2008. See full size. From here.



Wider shot of tomb of Richard Beauchamp, 5th (13th) Earl of Warwick.
Church of St Mary in Warwick.
See larger and full size.
Photo 2009. From here. See terms of use.


  
Front and back views of above effigy.
From A Student's History of England by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1916). See here.
Originally from Stothard's Monumental Effigies.
Also here.




The Beauchamp Chapel

Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick.


The Beauchamp Chapel, Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick.
Tomb of Richard Beauchamp, 5th (13th) Earl of Warwick, in centre.
1858 print. For sale here.



The Beauchamp Chapel, Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick.
Painting at Warwick Castle.
Taken at angle. See larger and full size.
See other angle.



The Beauchamp Chapel, Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick.
Tomb of Richard Beauchamp, 5th (13th) Earl of Warwick, in centre.
Tomb of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester on LHS.
Photo c.1875. From here. Origin here.



The Beauchamp Chapel, Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick.
Tomb of Richard Beauchamp, 5th (13th) Earl of Warwick, in centre.
Photo 2006. See full size. From here.
See other angle.





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