Eleanor Beauchamp, Duchess of Somerset

Lady Eleanor Beauchamp[1]
Baroness de Ros
Duchess of Somerset
Spouse(s) Thomas de Ros, 8th Baron de Ros
Edmund Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset
Walter Rokesley


Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros
Richard de Ros
Margaret de Ros, Baroness Botreaux
Eleanor Beaufort, Countess of Ormonde
Lady Elizabeth Beaufort
Henry Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset
Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford
Edmund Beaufort, styled 3rd Duke of Somerset
Lady Anne Beaufort
John Beaufort, styled Marquess of Dorset
Lady Joan Beaufort
Lord Thomas Beaufort
Lady Mary Beaufort
Father Richard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick
Mother Elizabeth de Berkeley
Born September 1408[2]
Wedgenock, Warwickshire, England[3]
Died 6 March 1467 (aged 5859)[2]
Baynard's Castle, London, England[2]

Lady Eleanor Beauchamp, Baroness de Ros and Duchess of Somerset (September 1408 6 March 1467)[2] at Wedgenock, Warwickshire, England, was the second daughter of Richard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick and Elizabeth de Berkeley, daughter of Thomas de Berkeley, 5th Baron Berkeley.[3]

First marriage

Sometime before 1430, Lady Eleanor was married to Thomas de Ros, 8th Baron de Ros.[3][4] They were parents of the following surviving issue:

Second marriage

Eleanor married Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset sometime between 1431 and 1435 in an unlicensed marriage, although this was pardoned on 7 March 1438.[3] He was the son of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset and Lady Margaret Holland. They had the following surviving issue:

Third marriage

She married thirdly to Walter Rokesley. There was no known issue from this marriage.[2]


She died on 6 March 1467 at the age of 58 at Baynard's Castle, London, England.[2]



  1. Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 220.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 614.
  3. 1 2 3 4 Lundy, Darryl (18 May 2005). "Lady Eleanor Beauchamp". The Peerage. Retrieved 6 October 2009.
  4. Crawley, Charles. "Medieval Lands: England, Earls - Created 1067-1122". Retrieved 27 October 2009.
  5. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 106
  6. 1 2 3 4 Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, UK: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 105.
  7. The Lineage and Ancestry of H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales by Gerald Paget, vol 1, p. 23.

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