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Elizabeth de Beauchamp (Beauchamp)

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Birthplace: Ryme Intrinseca, Dorset, UK
Death: Died in Modbury, Devonshire, Whympston, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Beauchamp; Lord John Beauchamp and Joan (Margaret) Walesborough
Wife of Richard de Branscombe and Lord William Fortescue,
Mother of William Forescue; William Fortescue, III and Sir John Fortescue, Kt., of Meaux
Sister of Joane Challons and Thomas Beauchamp

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About Elizabeth de Beauchamp

Elizabeth BEAUCHAMP(1) was born about 1349 in Ryme, Dorsetshire, England. Parents: John Richard BEAUCHAMP and Johanna Margaret WALESBURGH.

She was married to William FORTESCUE. Children were: William FORTESCUE, John FORTESCUE Sir.

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Elizabeth Beauchamp, daughter and eventual coheir, born by 1349, living 1410, Whympston in parish of Modbury, Devonshire. She married first Richard, son of Adam de Branscombe. By 1394, and probably much earlier, she had married second William Fortescue, Lord of Whympston, Devonshire. He was born about 1345, living in 1410, son of William Fortescue, Lord of Whympston, Devonshire, by his wife Alice Strechlegh, daughter of Walter de Strechlegh. In 1401, William and Elizabeth sued her sister, Joan's husband, Sir Robert Challons, regarding tenements in Oulescombe and Buckerell, Devonshire which had been possessed by Elizabeth's brother, Sir Thomas Beauchamp. In 1410, license for oratory was granted by Bishop Stafford to William Sr., and Elizabeth, his wife, and also William Jr., and Matilda, his wife, for the mansion of the said William Sr. at Whympston. The arms of Fortescue were Azure, a bend engrailed Argent, cotised Ore.

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Elizabeth Beauchamp, daughter and eventual coheir, born by 1349, living 1410, Whympston in parish of Modbury, Devonshire.

She married first Richard, son of Adam de Branscombe. By 1394, and probably much earlier she had married second William Fortescue, Lord of Whympston, Devonshire.

He was born about 1345, living in 1410, son of William Fortescue, Lord of Whympston, Devonshire, by his wife Alice Strechlegh, daughter of Walter de Strechlegh.

In 1401, William and Elizabeth sued her sister, Joan's husband, Sir Robert Challons, regarding tenements in Oulescombe and Buckerell, Devonshire which had been possessed by Elizabeth's brother, Sir Thomas Beauchamp.

In 1410, license for oratory was granted by Bishop Stafford to William Sr., and Elizabeth, his wife, and also William Jr., and Matilda, his wife, for the mansion of the said William Sr. at Whympston. The arms of Fortescue were Azure, a bend engrailed Argent, cotised Ore.

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  • Elizabeth Beauchamp1,2,3
  • F, #35388, b. circa 1348, d. after 1411
  • Father Sir John Beauchamp3 b. a 1325, d. 8 Apr 1349
  • Mother Margaret de Whalesborough2,3 d. a 24 Dec 1355
  • Elizabeth Beauchamp was born circa 1348 at of Ryme, Dorsetshire, England.3 She married Richard Branscomb circa 1370; Her 1st husband.4 Elizabeth Beauchamp married William Fortescue, son of William Fortescue and Alice Strechleigh, circa 1383; They had 2 sons (William; & Sir John).3 Elizabeth Beauchamp died after 1411.3
  • Family 1 Richard Branscomb
  • Family 2 William Fortescue b. c 1360, d. a 1411
  • Children
    • Sir John Fortescue+3,5 b. c 1380, d. c 1435
    • William Fortescue+3 b. c 1385, d. a 8 Nov 1421
  • Citations
  • 1.[S10942] Unknown author, Burke's Commoners, Vol. II, p. 541.
  • 2.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 510.
  • 3.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 111.
  • 4.[S11577] Unknown author, Burke's Commoners, Vol. II, p., 541.
  • 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 7.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1178.htm#i35388
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  • The visitations of the County of Somerset in the years 1531 and 1575 (1885)
  • https://archive.org/details/visitationsofcou00weavrich
  • https://archive.org/stream/visitationsofcou00weavrich#page/99/mode/1up
  • Pg.99
    • Challons Of Combe Raliegh, Devon.
  • Johannes de Beauchampe m. Johanna, fil. Johis. de Whalesburgh, mil. had (Pg.100 Joane (m. Robert Challons), Elizabeth (ux. Johis ffortescue)
  • https://archive.org/stream/visitationsofcou00weavrich#page/100/mode/1up
  • Pg.100
    • Robert Challons, sonn of Hardwin, 3 sonn of the greatt Erle of Challons by fflorence Lady of leigh Challons and Charlwood. m. Joane Beachampe d. and coheire., had Sr. Robert Challons, Knt. (m. Blanch Waterton)
      • Sr. Robert Challons, Knt. m. Blanch d. of Hugh Waterton, had Henry (m. Margerett Clifton), Elizabeth (ux. John fferrers), Catherine (ux. John St. Albin)
        • Catherin Challons, aunt and coheire to John Challons, ux. John St. Albin had Margerett (ux. Reignald Treth(urfe)), Joane (ux. Wm. Dennis)
          • Joane St. Albin, ux. Wm. Dennis of Com. Raleigh had Allice (ux. John Bonvile)
            • Allice Dennis, ux. John Bonvile, base son of Willm. Lord Bonvile had Jane (us. Willm. ffulfford. Vide Devon.), Margerett (ux. Nicholas Kirham.)
              • Margerett Bonvile, ux Nicholas Kirkham had Margerett, (ux. John Barnehowse)
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Elizabeth de Beauchamp's Timeline

1349
1349
Ryme Intrinseca, Dorset, UK
1385
1385
Age 36
Modbury, Devon, UK
1385
Age 36
1388
1388
Age 39
Shepham, Devon, England
1394
1394
Age 45
Modbury, Devon, , England
1410
1410
Age 61
Modbury, Devonshire, Whympston, England
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