Be17 Sir John de Beaumont


Be17 Sir John de Beaumont, 1st Viscount Beaumont was  the son of Sir Henry Beaumont(Be18), 5th Lord Beaumont and Elizabeth Willoughby.
 
Born: born on 16 August 1410
Married: firstly, Elizabeth Phelip, daughter of Sir William Phelip, 1st Baron Bardolf and Joan Bardolf, between 24 July 1425 and 3 July 1436.3,1 
secondly, Lady Katherine Neville, daughter of Sir Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland and Lady Joan de Beaufort, after 1442.
Died: on 10 July 1460 at age 49 at Northamptonshire, England, killed in action.
Buried
Children of Sir John de Beaumont, 1st Viscount Beaumont and Elizabeth Phelip were:
(Be16) Joan Beaumont d. 5 Aug 14664 
(Be16-2) Henry Beaumont b. b 1438, d. bt 10 Aug 1441 - 14601 
(Be16-3) Sir William de Beaumont, 2nd Viscount Beaumont b. 23 Apr 1438, d. 19 Dec 15071 
Sir John de Beaumont, 1st Viscount Beaumont succeeded to the title of 6th Lord Beaumont [E., 1309] in June 1413.1 He was invested as a Knight Bachelor on 19 May 1426.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1434. He was created Comte de Boulogne [English-held France] on 27 July 1436.1 He was created 1st Viscount Beaumont [England] on 12 February 1439/40, the first Viscount in England.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1441. He was created Vicomte de Beaumont, in Maine [English-held France] on 18 January 1440/41.1 He held the office of Constable of England between 1445 and 1450.1 He held the office of Lord Great Chamberlain [England] in 1450. He held the office of Great Chamberlain on 8 July 1450. He lived at Folkingham Castle, Lincolnshire, England. He fought in the Battle of Northampton on 10 July 1460, under the Lancastrian banner. 
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[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 II, page 62. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
[S108] Medieval Genealogy, corrections and additions to the Complete Peerage, online www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk/cp/. Hereinafter cited as Medieval Genealogy.
[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 421.
[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 64.
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