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John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset (baptised 25 March 1404 – 27 May 1444) – father of Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby, mother of King Henry VII of England Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scotland (1404 – 15 July 1445) – married James I, King of Scots.
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Oct 6, 2022 · "John Beaufort, 1st Marquess of Somerset and 1st Marquess of Dorset, later only 1st Earl of Somerset, KG (1373 – 16 March 1410) was the first of the four illegitimate children of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, and his mistress Katherine Swynford, later his wife.
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He registered for military service in 1397. In 1404, at the age of 31, his occupation is listed as lord high constable of england. He died on 16 March 1410, in Precinct of St Katherine, Middlesex, England, at the age of 37, and was buried in Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England. Photos and Memories (11) +6 View All Do you know John?
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 Henry VII traced his claim to the English crown through his mother, Margaret Beaufort, granddaughter of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset, and great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt. The Beauforts suffered heavily in the Wars of the Roses.
John Beaufort, 1st Marquess of Somerset and 1st Marquess of Dorset, later only 1st Earl of Somerset, KG was an English nobleman and politician. He was the first of the four illegitimate children of John of Gaunt by his mistress Katherine Swynford, whom he later married in 1396.