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Richard de Beauchamp, 1st Earl of Worcester

Also Known As: "Knight of the Garter", "Baron of Abergavennt", "1st Earl of Worcester"
Birthdate: (28)
Birthplace: Gloucestershire, England
Death: Died in Meaux, France
Place of Burial: Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William de Beauchamp, 1st Baron Abergavenny and Joan de Beauchamp, Baroness Bergavenny
Husband of Lady Isabel le Despenser, Countess of Worcester
Father of Elizabeth de Beauchamp, Lady of Abergavenny
Brother of Joan Beauchamp, Countess of Ormond and Reybourne Beauchamp

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About Richard de Beauchamp, 1st Earl of Worcester

"Richard de Beauchamp, 1st Earl of Worcester, KB (c.1394 – 18 March 1421/1422) was an English peer.

The only son of William de Beauchamp, 1st Baron Bergavenny, he succeeded as 2nd Baron Bergavenny at the death of his father.

He married Lady Isabel le Despenser, daughter of Thomas le Despenser, 1st Earl of Gloucester, on 27 July 1411, and great-granddaughter of Edward III. They had one child, Lady Elizabeth de Beauchamp, later 3rd Baroness Bergavenny, who married Sir Edward Nevill, later 1st Baron Bergavenny"




Citations / Sources:

[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 I, page 26, volume XII/2, page 842.. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), pages 108, 110. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

[S16] #894 Cahiers de Saint-Louis (1976), Louis IX, Roi de France, (Angers: J. Saillot, 1976), FHL book 944 D22ds., vol. 2 p. 102, 113.

"Isabelle Spencer de Barkley, m. 1. Richard Beauchamp, baron de Bergavenny or d'Abergavenny (b. comte de Worcester abt 1380, killed at Meaux 1422) son of Guillaume [William], m. 2. Richard Beauchamp, comte de Warwick, comte d'Albermerle, Regent de France ( b. Salwarp 28 Jan 1382 died Rouen 30 Apr 1439), son of Thomas, comte de Warwick and of Marguerite Ferrers de Groby."

[S20] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 1 p. 166.

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[S77] #33 An Official Genealogical and Heraldic Baronage of England (filmed 1957), Paget, Gerald, (Typescript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), FHL microfilm 170,063-170,067., vol. 2 no. 410.

[S117] #227 The History and Antiquities of the County of Hertford (1815-1827), Clutterbuck, Robert, (3 volumes. London: Nichols, Son and Bentley, 1815-1827), FHL book Q 942.58 H2c; FHL microfilms 899,855-899,., vol. 1 p. 358.

[S123] #699 Collections for the History of Worcestershire (1781-1782), Nash, Treadway Russell, (2 volumes. [S.l.]: Nichols, 1781-1782), FHL book Q 942.47 H2n; FHL microfilm 990,412 item ., vol. 2 p. 263.

[S191] #247 [1816-1840] The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham (1816-1840), Surtees, Robert, of Mainsforth, Esq. F. S. A., (4 volumes. London: J.B. Nichols, Parliament-Street and G. Andrews, Durham 1816-1840), FHL book Folio 942.81 H2s; FHL microfilms 899,861-., vol. 4 p. 65.

[S300] #242 [1978 edition] Genealogical History of the Dormant, Aberant, Forfeited, & Extinct Peerages, Burke, Sir Bernard, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore. 1978), 942 D22 bug 1978., p. 394.

[S301] #644 South Yorkshire: the History and Topography of the Deanery of Doncaster, in the Diocese and County of York (1828-1831), Hunter, Joseph, (2 volumes. London: J.B. Nichols, 1828-1831), FHL book Q 942.74 H2hu; FHL microfilm 1,696,503 it., vol. 1 p. 70.

[S333] #773 The History and Antiquities of the County of Rutland: Compiled from the Works of the Most Approved Historians, National Records and Other Authentic Documents, Public and Private (1811), Blore, Thomas, (Stanford: R. Newcomb, [1811]), FHL book 942.545 H2b (British X Large Folio)., p. 19.

[S547] #1848 The Visitation of the County of Warwick in the Year 1619 (1877), Camden, William, (Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 12. London: [Harleian Society], 1877), FHL book 942 B4h volume 12; FHL microfilm 162,048 ., p. 284.

[S673] #1079 A History of Monmouthshire from the Coming of the Normans into Wales down to the Present Time (1904-1993), Bradney, Sir Joseph Alfred, (Publications of the South Wales Record Society, number 8. Five volumes in 13. London: Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1904-1993), FHL book 942.43 H2b., vol. 1 pt. 1 p. 3; vol. 1 pt. 2 p. 148, 151*; vol. 2 pt. 1 p. 3.

[S829] #1300 The Manor and Parish Records of Medmenham, Plaisted, Arthur H., (Longmans, Green and Co., 39 Paternoster Row, London, E.C.4, 1925), FHL Book 942.575/MI H2pl., p. 65.

[S1800] #771 The History of the Princes, the Lords Marcher and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fodog and the Ancient Lords of Arwystli, Cedewen and Meirionydd (1881-1887), Lloyd, Jacob Youde William, (6 volumes. London: T. Richards, 1881-1887), FHL book 942.9 D2L; FHL microfilms 990,213-990,214., vol. 1 p. 392.

[S2411] #11915 British Genealogy (filmed 1950), Evans, Alcwyn Caryni, (Books A to H. National Library of Wales MSS 12359-12360D. Manuscript filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), FHL microfilms 104,355 and 104,390 item 2., book 6 p. F9.

[S2420] #11886 The Golden Grove books of pedigrees (filmed 1970), (Manuscript, National Library of Wales manuscript number Castell Gorfod 7. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), FHL microfilms 104,349-104,351., book 5 p. C624.

Richard "1st Earl of Worcester, 2nd Lord Abergavenny" de Beauchamp formerly Beauchamp

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Richard de Beauchamp, 1st Earl of Worcester's Timeline

Gloucestershire, England
September 16, 1415
Age 21
Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, England
March 18, 1422
Age 28
Meaux, France
April 25, 1422
Age 28
Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
September 13, 1995
Age 28
March 8, 1997
Age 28
May 16, 1997
Age 28