Sir John Beaumont, 1st Bt.

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Sir John Beaumont, 1st Baronet of Grace Dieu

Birthdate: (44)
Birthplace: Grace-Dieu, Thringstone, Leicestershire, England
Death: April 19, 1627 (44)
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Beaumont, of Gracedieu, MP and Anne Beaumont
Husband of Elizabeth Fortescue
Father of Sir John Beaumont of Gracedieu Priory, 2nd Baronet; Francis Beaumont; Henry Beaumont; Helen Beaumont; Anne Beaumont and 6 others
Brother of Sir Henry Beaumont, Knight and Francis Beaumont
Half brother of Isabel Thorold and Anne Thorold

Occupation: A Poet
Managed by: Simon Leech
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About Sir John Beaumont, 1st Bt.

Biographical Summary

"John Beaumont, of Gracedieu [in Belton], co Leicester, Esq., 2nd son but eventually heir male of Francis Beaumont, of Gracedieu Priory, sometime (1592-98) one of the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas, by Anne, relict of Thomas Thorold, daughter of Sr George Pierrepont, of Holme Pierrepont, Notts, was born about 1582; matriculated at Oxford (Broadgates Hall), 4 February 1596/7, aged 14; admitted to Inner Temple, 1598, and succeeded to the family estates on the death of his elder brother, Sir Henbry Beaumont, s.p.m., 13 July 1605, and was created a Baronet, 31 January 1627/8. He was a poet of some merit. He married Elizabeth, daughter of John Fortescue. He was buried 19 April 1627, in Westminster Abbey. His widow living 16 April 1652."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II; page 5-6

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Sir John Beaumont, 1st Bt.'s Timeline

Thringstone, Leicestershire, England
June 24, 1607
Age 24
January 13, 1608
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April 13, 1610
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June 5, 1611
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September 26, 1612
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May 23, 1614
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July 31, 1615
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November 23, 1616
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July 7, 1617
Age 34