Nov 12, 2023 · Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset: Also Known As: "2nd Duke of Somerset" Birthdate: 1406: Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England (United Kingdom) Death: May 22, 1455 (48-49) St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England (United Kingdom) (killed in the Battle of St. Albans) Place of Burial: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, UK
3 days ago · Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke of Somerset † 1st St Albans: William Neville: Eleanor Neville: Henry Percy † 1st St Albans: Anne Neville Duchess of Buckingham: Richard Neville Wakefield: Cecily Neville: Richard of York Duke of York, Prince of Wales † Wakefield: Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke of Somerset Hexham: Richard Woodville Edgecote: Margaret ...
Oct 11, 2023 · Conscious of the fate of Duke Humphrey at the hands of the Beauforts, and suspicious that Henry intended to nominate Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset, as heir presumptive in his stead, he recruited militarily on his return to England. Richard claimed to be a reformer but was possibly plotting against his enemy Somerset.
Nov 22, 2023 · In 1448–9 Somerset was herald of Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, but he must have been a royal officer in 1485, when he was the only herald to receive coronation liveries.
Nov 30, 2023 · Chief among these nobles was Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke of Somerset. He was a Queen’s favourite, had the Kings ear, had been Lieutenant of France and was involved in financial decision making on a much larger scale following the murders of the Duke of Suffolk and Adam Moleyns earlier in the year.
Dec 3, 2023 · Edmund Beaufort was the second of three sons of Edmund Beaufort, first duke of Somerset and his wife Eleanor Beauchamp. As a Beaufort, Edmund was a descendant of John of Gaunt through his father’s side.
Dec 3, 2023 · Henry Beaufort was the eldest surviving son of Edmund Beaufort, duke of Somerset and his wife Eleanor Beauchamp. Following his father’s death at the Battle of St. Albans in 1455, Henry inherited the dukedom. Through his father, Henry was a descendant of John of Gaunt, and thus was a Lancastrian supporter throughout the conflict.