Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


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Edmund Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset

Edmund Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset (see here and here),
created Duke of Somerset 1448, second creation, after his brother's death,
Edmund was also called the 2nd Duke of Somerset as a result,
born 1406,
mar Eleanor Beauchamp [descendant of Edward I],
had issue:

  1. Henry Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset (and here),
    also called 3rd Duke,
    born 1436,
    see entry in [DNB],
    associated with Joan Hill [his mistress],
    died 1464, age 28 yrs,
    Joan fl 1493,
    he left no legitimate children,
    he had illegitimate issue by Joan Hill:

    1. Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester, born c.1460.

  2. Joan Beaufort,
    mar 1478 to Robert St.Lawrence, 2nd Baron Howth.

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