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),
born 1406.
He mar between 1431 and 1433 to Eleanor Beauchamp [descendant of Edward I].
Created Duke of Somerset 1448. Second creation, after his brother's death.
Edmund was also called the 2nd Duke of Somerset as a result.
He died 1455.
They had issue:

  1. Henry Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset,
    also called 3rd Duke of Somerset,
    born 1436.
    He had a mistress Joan Hill.
    He died 1464.
    He had illegitimate issue by Joan Hill:

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

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

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