Richard Beauchamp, Baron St Amand

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Richard Beauchamp, Baron St Amand

Birthdate: (54)
Birthplace: Wiltshire, UK
Death: July 1508 (54)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Beauchamp, Baron Saint Amand and Elizabeth Braybrooke
Husband of Anne Beauchamp
Partner of Mary Wroughton
Father of Anthony Beauchamp

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About Richard Beauchamp, Baron St Amand

Richard, 6th Baron Beauchamp De Saint-Amand of Wilts, England was 3 1/2 when his father William died and 38 when his mother died. He was convicted by the "Act of 1484", but soon pardoned. He was made a Knight of King Henry VII about 1485, perhaps during the coronation. He received a grant of property forfeited by his stepfather, Roger in March of 1485. Richard was appointed Keeper of Blackmore Forest, Wilts, as "Sir Richard Beauchamp" in 1486. In 1488, he was commissioner of Musters in Wilts and in 1501 he was an officer supervising the official welcome of Katherine of Aragon. In 1504 "Richard Beauchamp, Knight, Lord St-Amand" served as Steward of Malborough, Wilts. he had no children by Dame Anne but did have a "natural son", Anthony, by his lover, Mary Wroughton about 1470. He made his last will and testament on June 14, 1508 and died in July 1508. Some probate papers spell his name "Lord Seynatamand". He was interred in the Black Friers' Church near Ludgate, within the City of London.

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Richard Beauchamp, Baron St Amand's Timeline

1453
September 1453
Wiltshire, UK
1470
1470
Age 16
1508
July 1508
Age 54