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About Eleanor de Beauchamp, Lady Rokesley

Eleanor Beauchamp, Duchess of Somerset

Lady Eleanor Beauchamp, Baroness de Ros and Duchess of Somerset (September 1408 – 6 March 1467)[2] at Wedgenock, Warwickshire, England, was the second daughter of Richard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick and Elizabeth de Berkeley, daughter of Thomas de Berkeley, 5th Baron Berkeley.[3]

Sometime before 1430, Lady Eleanor was married to Thomas de Ros, 8th Baron de Ros.[3][4] They were parents of the following surviving issue:

  • Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros (9 September 1427 - 17 May 1464)
  • Richard de Ros (8 March 1429 - after 1492)
  • Margaret de Ros (1432 - 10 December 1488), married firstly (as his second wife) William de Botreaux, 3rd Baron Botreaux (d. 1462), secondly Thomas Burgh, 1st Baron Burgh of Gainsborough.

Eleanor married Edmund Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset sometime between 1431 and 1435 in an unlicensed marriage, although this was pardoned on 7 March 1438.[3] He was the son of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset and Lady Margaret Holland. They had the following surviving issue:

  • Eleanor Beaufort, married first James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond and second Sir Robert Spencer.[5]
  • Elizabeth Beaufort (born ca. 1434 – died before 1472), married Sir Henry FitzLewis.[5]
  • Henry Beaufort, styled 2nd Duke of Somerset (1436–1464)[6]
  • Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford (c. 1437 – 1474), married first Humphrey, Earl of Stafford and second Sir Richard Darell.[6]
  • Edmund Beaufort, styled 3rd Duke of Somerset (c. 1439 – 4 May 1471)[6]
  • Anne Beaufort (c. 1453 – c. 1496), married Sir William Paston, Esq.[5]
  • John Beaufort, Earl of Dorset (c. 1455 – died 4 May 1471)[6]
  • Lady Joan Beaufort (c. 1447 – d. 11 August 1518), married first Sir Robert St. Lawrence, and secondly, Richard Fry Esq. No issue.[5][7]
  • Thomas Beaufort (c. 1450 – c. 1463)[5]
  • Mary Beaufort (born ca. 1441 – died 14??)[5]

She married thirdly to Walter Rokesley. There was no known issue from this marriage.[2]

She died on 6 March 1467 at the age of 58 at Baynard's Castle, London, England.[2]

From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_Beauchamp,_Duchess_of_Somerset

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  • Eleanor Beauchamp1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
  • F, #15402, b. September 1408, d. 6 March 1467
  • Father Sir Richard Beauchamp, 13th Earl Warwick, Earl of Albemarle & Worcester, Lord Abergavenny, Sheriff of Worcestershire2,3,16,5,6,7,8,9,10,17,12,13,14,15 b. 25 Jan 1382 or 28 Jan 1382, d. 30 Apr 1439
  • Mother Elizabeth Berkeley2,16,7,8,17,13,14 b. 1386, d. 28 Dec 1422
  • Eleanor Beauchamp was born in September 1408 at Walthamstow, Essex, England; 2nd daughter.2,7,8,13,14 She and Sir Thomas Roos, 8th Lord Roos obtained a marriage license on 17 December 1423; They had 2 sons (Sir Thomas, 9th Lord Roos; & Richard, Esq.) and 1 daughter (Margaret, wife of Sir William, 3rd Lord Botreaux, & of Sir Thomas, 1st Lord Burgh).18,2,3,4,6,7,8,10,11,12,13,14 Eleanor Beauchamp married Sir Edmund Beaufort, Marquis of Dorset, Duke Somerset, Constable of England, son of Sir John Beaufort, 1st Earl Somerset, Marquess of Dorset, Chamberlain of England and Margaret Holand, before 21 October 1434; Date of Papal Indult. They had 4 sons (Henry, 3rd Duke of Somerset, Marquess & Earl of Dorset, Earl of Somerset; Edmund, Duke of Somerset; John, Marquess of Somerset; & Thomas) and 6 daughters (Margaret, wife of Sir Humphrey, Earl of Stafford, & of Sir Richard Darrell; Eleanor, wife of Sir James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond, & of Sir Robert Spencer; Anne, wife of William Paston, Esq; Joan, wife of Sir Robert St. Lawrence, & of Richard Frye, Esq; Elizabeth, wife of Sir Henry FitzLewis; & Isabel).19,2,4,5,7,8,9,11,13,14,15 Eleanor Beauchamp married Walter Rokesley, Esq. after 22 May 1455.20,2,4,7,8,11,13,14 Eleanor Beauchamp died on 6 March 1467 at Baynard's Castle, London, Middlesex, England, at age 58.2,7,8,13,14
  • Family 1 Sir Thomas Roos, 8th Lord Roos b. 26 Sep 1406, d. 18 Aug 1430
  • Children
    • Margaret Roos+21,22,2,3,6,7,10,12,13 b. c 1425, d. 10 Dec 1488
    • Sir Thomas Roos, 9th Lord Roos+2,7,13 b. 9 Sep 1427, d. 17 May 1464
    • Richard Roos, Esq.7,13 b. c 1429, d. a 1485
  • Family 2 Sir Edmund Beaufort, Marquis of Dorset, Duke Somerset, Constable of England b. c 1406, d. 22 May 1455
  • Children
    • Margaret Beaufort+23,8,9,14,15 d. 1474
    • John Beaufort, Marquess of Dorset24,8,14 d. 4 May 1471
    • Thomas Beaufort24,8,14 d. b 1463
    • Joan Beaufort24,8,14 d. 11 Aug 1518
    • Elizabeth Beaufort+24,8,14 d. b 1475
    • Mary Beaufort24
    • Eleanor Beaufort+25,26,5,8,27,28,29,30,14 b. c 1436, d. 16 Aug 1501
    • Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset+8,14 b. 26 Jan 1436, d. 15 May 1464
    • Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset24,8,14 b. c 1439, d. 6 May 1471
    • Ann Beaufort+31,32,8,33,14 b. 24 Mar 1443, d. b 1492
  • Family 3 Walter Rokesley, Esq.
  • Citations
  • [S4150] Unknown author, Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists, p. 87.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 614.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 108.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 149.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 381.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 151.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 457.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 43-44.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 80-81.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 258-259.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 301.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 97-98.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 498.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 647-649.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 17-18.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 146-147.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 297-298.
  • [S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. XI, p. 104, notes.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 75.
  • [S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. XI, p. 105, notes.
  • [S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. II, p. 422.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 503.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 674.
  • [S11575] The Lineage and Ancestry of H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, by Gerald Paget, Vol. I, p. 23.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 178.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 186.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 61.
  • [S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 480.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 52.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 102.
  • [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 615.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 461.
  • [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 502.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p513.htm#i15402

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  • Lady Eleanor Beauchamp1
  • F, #102723, b. between 1407 and 1408, d. between 4 March 1466 and 8 March 1468
  • Last Edited=18 May 2005
  • Consanguinity Index=0.96%
  • Lady Eleanor Beauchamp was born between 1407 and 1408 at Wedgenock, Warwickshire, England.2 She was the daughter of Richard Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick and Elizabeth de Berkeley.1,3 She married, firstly, Thomas de Ros, 8th Lord de Ros of Helmsley, son of William de Ros, 6th Lord de Ros of Helmsley and Margaret d'Arundel, before 1430.2 She married, secondly, Edmund Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, son of John de Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset and Lady Margaret de Holand, between 1431 and 1435 in a unlicensed marriage, although this was pardoned on 7 March 1438.2 She married, thirdly, Walter Rokesley.2 She died between 4 March 1466 and 8 March 1468 at Baynard's Castle, London, England.2
  • From before 1430, her married name became de Ros.2 From between 1431 and 1435, her married name became Beaufort.2 Her married name became Rokesley.
  • Children of Lady Eleanor Beauchamp and Thomas de Ros, 8th Lord de Ros of Helmsley
    • Margaret de Ros+4 d. 10 Dec 1488
    • Thomas de Ros, 9th Lord de Ros of Helmsley+2 b. 9 Sep 1427, d. 14 May 1464
  • Children of Lady Eleanor Beauchamp and Edmund Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset
    • Lady Eleanor Beaufort+5 d. 16 Aug 1501
    • John Beaufort, Earl of Dorset d. 4 May 1471
    • Lady Joan Beaufort d. 11 Aug 1518
    • Margaret Beaufort+ d. 1474
    • Elizabeth Beaufort d. b 1492
    • Thomas Beaufort6 d. b 1463
    • Mary Beaufort+7 b. bt 1431 - 1455
    • Anne Beaufort+ b. 1435, d. b 28 Nov 1496
    • Henry Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset+1 b. 26 Jan 1436, d. 15 May 1464
    • Edmund Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset b. c 1439, d. 6 May 1471
  • Citations
  • [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 220. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  • [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 104. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  • [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 131. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 242.
  • [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume X, page 128.
  • [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 105.
  • [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 106.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p10273.htm#i102723

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  • Elizabeth BERKELEY
  • Born: ABT 1385, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales
  • Died: 28 Dec 1422
  • Father: Thomas "The Magnificent" BERKELEY (5° B. Berkeley)
  • Mother: Margaret LISLE
  • Married: Richard BEAUCHAMP (13º E. Warwick) Monmouthshire, Wales
  • Children:
    • 1. Margaret BEAUCHAMP (b. 1404 - d. 14 Jun 1467) (m. John Talbot, 1º E. Shrewsbury)
    • 2. Eleanor BEAUCHAMP (D. Somerset) (b. ABT 1407 - d. 1466) (m.1 Thomas De Ros, 9º B. Ros of Hamlake - m.2 Edmund Beaufort, 2º D. Somerset - m.3 Walter Rokesley, Esq.)
    • 3. Elizabeth BEAUCHAMP (B. Latimer) (b. 1417 - d. 26 Sep 1480 - bur. St.Mary's, Warwick) (m. George Neville, 1º B. Latimer)
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/BERKELEY1.htm#Elizabeth BERKELEY2

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  • Thomas De ROS (9° B. Ros of Hamlake)
  • Born: 26 Sep 1406
  • Died: 18 Aug 1430, France
  • Notes: Brother and heir of John De Ros, 8th Lord Ros, and was aged fourteen at his brother's death. He was knighted BEF the King at Leicester on 19 May 1426, served in France under the Duke of Bedford in 1427, and was summoned to Parliament in 1429. Died on the 18 Aug 1430, having drowned in the River Seine near Paris, during one of the many small, un-reported actions and skirmishes of the 'Hundred years War' with France.
  • Father: William De ROS (7º B. Ros of Hamlake)
  • Mother: Margaret FITZALAN (B. Ros of Hamlake)
  • Married: Eleanor BEAUCHAMP (D. Somerset) (b. ABT 1407 - d. 1466) (dau. of Richard De Beauchamp, E. Warwick, and Elizabeth Berkeley) (b. ABT 1407 - d. 1466) (m.2 Edmund Beaufort, 2º D. Somerset - m.3 Walter Rokesley, Esq.)
  • Children:
    • 1. Thomas De ROS (10º B. Ros of Hamlake)
    • 2. Margaret De ROS (B. Borough of Gainsborough)
    • 3. Richard De ROS
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/ROS.htm#Thomas De ROS (9° B. Ros of Hamlake)

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  • Edmund BEAUFORT (2° D. Somerset)
  • Born: ABT 1406, Westminster, Middlesex, England
  • Died: 22 May 1455, Battle of St. Albans
  • Notes: Knight of the Garter. Count Morteign; Constable of England. Regent of France. Killed at the first battle of St. Albans.
  • Father: John BEAUFORT (1° E. Somerset)
  • Mother: Margaret HOLLAND (D. Clarence)
  • Married: Eleanor BEAUCHAMP (D. Somerset) (b. ABT 1407 - d. 1466) (dau. of Richard De Beauchamp, E. Warwick, and Elizabeth Berkeley) (w. of Thomas De Ros, 9º B. Ros of Hamlake - m.3 Walter Rokesley, Esq.) BEF 1436
  • Children:
    • 1. Eleanor BEAUFORT
    • 2. Joan BEAUFORT (B. Howth)
    • 3. Anne BEAUFORT
    • 4. Henry BEAUFORT (3° D. Somerset)
    • 5. Margaret BEAUFORT (C. Stafford)
    • 6. Edmund BEAUFORT (4° D. Somerset)
    • 7. John BEAUFORT
    • 8. Thomas BEAUFORT (b. AFT 1442, London, Middlesex, England)
    • 9. Elizabeth BEAUFORT
    • 10. Mary (Margaret) BEAUFORT
  • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/BEAUFORT.htm#Edmund BEAUFORT (2° D. Somerset)

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Eleanor de Beauchamp, Lady Rokesley's Timeline

1407
September 1407
Walthamstow, Essex, England
September 1407
Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
1426
1426
Age 18
Abt. 1425
1427
September 9, 1427
Age 20
Coinsburgh Castle
1429
March 8, 1429
Age 21
1431
1431
Age 23
London, Middlesex, England
1431
Age 23
Kings Stanley, Lasboro, Gloucestershire, England
1432
1432
Age 24
Walthamstow, Essex, England
1433
November 1, 1433
Age 26
London, Middlesex, England
1435
1435
Age 27
London, London, England