Margaret Beaufort

Margaret Beaufort may refer to:

  • Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby (1443–1509), the daughter of John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset (first creation) and the mother of Henry VII of England. Also known as Lady Stanley.
  • Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford (c. 1427–1474), the daughter of Edmund Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset (second creation) and the mother of Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham.
  • Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Devon (c. 1409–1449), the daughter of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset, the mother of both Thomas Courtenay, 14th Earl of Devon and John Courtenay, 15th Earl of Devon.
  • A school in the village of Riseley, Bedfordshire, named after the Countess of Richmond.

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Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke Of Buckingham - Family
... Lady Anne Neville, daughter of Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland and Lady Joan de Beaufort, before 18 October 1424, They had the following children Humphrey Stafford, Earl. 1458) Married Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford, daughter of Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset and Eleanor Beauchamp. 1425–1471) Third husband of Lady Margaret Beaufort, daughter of John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset and Margaret Beauchamp ...
John Beaufort, 1st Earl Of Somerset - Family
... John Beaufort and his wife Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Somerset (née Holland), the daughter of Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent and Alice FitzAlan, had six children his granddaughter Lady Margaret ... His children included Henry Beaufort, 2nd Earl of Somerset (1401 – 25 November 1418) John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset (baptized 25 March 1404 ... Thomas Beaufort, Count of Perche (1405 – 3 October 1431) Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset (1406 – 22 May 1455) Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Devon (1409 – 1449) married Thomas de Courtenay ...
Margaret Beaufort, Countess Of Devon - Marriage and Issue
... Margaret married, after 1421, Thomas Courtenay, 13th Earl of Devon ... Two of Margaret's nieces were also named Margaret Beaufort ... Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford, was the mother of Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, and Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby, was the mother of King Henry VII ...
Henry VII Of England - Ancestry and Early Life
... His father was Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond and his mother was Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby ... Henry's claim to the throne, however, derived from his mother through the House of Beaufort ... Henry's mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort, was a great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, third son of Edward III, and his third wife Katherine Swynford ...
House Of Beaufort
... The House of Beaufort is an English noble family, which originated in the fourteenth century and played an important role in the political struggles of the fifteenth century ... The name Beaufort refers to a castle in Champagne, France (now Montmorency-Beaufort), once the possession of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, third son of King Edward III ... The family is descended from John Beaufort (1371-1410), John of Gaunt's son by his then-mistress Katherine Swynford ...

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