Henry considered his fathers death to have been murder and became an implacable enemy of the house of york. Henry beaufort, third duke of somerset, lancastrian commander who was executed after the battle of. Present houder, henry john fitzroy somerset, 12de hertog van beaufort. He considered the death of his father at the first battle of st. Beaufort is the son of david somerset, 11th duke of beaufort and his wife lady caroline jane thynne 19281995, a daughter of henry thynne, 6th marquess of bath. Henry beaufort, 3rd duke of somerset project gutenberg. During his minority, his mother, margaret holland, countess of somerset held his lands for him until he.
Styled marquess of worcester from 1746, at his fathers death on 28 october 1756, he succeeded him as 5th duke of beaufort, 7th marquess of worcester, 11th earl of worcester, and th baron herbert. But this week, david somerset, 11th duke of beaufort, died in his sleep, age 89. Henry beaufort, 3rd duke of somerset 14361464 luminarium. Henry beaufort, 3rd duke of somerset 26 january 1436 15 may 1464 was an important lancastrian military commander during the english wars of the. Henry beaufort, third duke of somerset 14361464 was a major lancastrian military leader during the first phase of the wars of the roses. Bookplate with the arms of elizabeth somerset, wife of the 5th duke of. Henry hugh arthur fitzroy somerset, 10th duke of beaufort 19001984, leading figure of equestrian activities and lordlieutenant of gloucestershire. He was the only son of charles noel somerset, 4th duke of beaufort and elizabeth somerset, duchess of beaufort.
Bookplate of henry somerset, duke of beaufort life edit born at monmouth castle, he entertained queen anne and the prince consort with splendour at badminton in august 1702. He is sometimes numbered the 2nd duke of somerset, because the title was recreated for his father after his uncle died. Henry beaufort, 3rd duke of somerset, leading lancastrian in the english wars of the roses. Duke of beaufort, a title in the peerage of england, was created by charles ii in 1682 for henry. He was raised to the title after the death of his father at the first battle of st. Character profile for henry beaufort, 3rd duke of somerset. Albans as a murder that had to be avenged, and despite the best efforts of edward iv to win him over died fighting for henry vi. Henry beaufort, 3rd duke of somerset was the son of edmund beaufort, second duke of somerset, and eleanor beauchamp, daughter of richard beauchamp, earl of warwick. The 9th duke of beaufort died in 1924, aged 77, at badminton house, gloucestershire.
His parents were edmund beaufort, who was later made the duke of somerset, and eleanor beauchamp, daughter of the richard beauchamp, earl of warwick. King henry had left westminster two days earlier with a fine array of nobles, for along with somerset, he was accompanied by the duke of buckingham, the earls of. Henry hugh arthur fitzroy somerset, 10th duke of beaufort. He left no issue and was succeeded by david somerset, a first cousin twice removed. Somerset maugham s most popular book is of human bondage. Henry hugh arthur fitzroy somerset, 10th duke of beaufort 4 april 1900 5 february. He is sometimes numbered the 2nd duke of somerset, since the title was recreated for his father after his uncle died.
He and his family are descended in the male line from the house of plantagenet, through a legitimated line. Somerset maugham has 656 books on goodreads with 3528635 ratings. During the wars of the roses, young somerset commanded the lancastrian troops at the battle of wakefield 1460 and the second battle of st. Henry beaufort, 2nd earl of somerset probably 26 november 1401 25 november 1418 was the eldest son of john beaufort, 1st earl of somerset, and the grandson of john of gaunt, 1st duke of lancaster and katherine swynford henry succeeded his father as earl of somerset on 16 march 1410. Henry beaufort, 3rd duke of somerset has appeared in the following books. Home book shop wars battles biographies timeline weapons blog full index subjects.812 624 712 360 1583 1379 168 360 424 546 1164 1400 491 970 70 1554 1468 765 922 784 24 1524 327 237 662 190 710 79 1600 107 956 1345 817 1410 1261 1333 949 977 226 145 864 674 1427 1432