Beaufort, John (1404 - 1444)

Born / Died

Birth Date: ca. 1404-04
Death Date: 1444-05-27

Parents

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: n.d.
    Union ended: n.d.

Primary Title

4th Earl of Somerset

Titles

  • 4th Earl of Somerset
    Assumed 1418-11-25
    Vacated 1444-05-27
  • 2nd Earl of Kendal
    Assumed 1443-08-28
    Vacated 1444-05-27
  • 1st Duke of Somerset
    Assumed 1443-08-28
    Vacated 1444-05-27

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
JP, Dorset 1439 n.d.
JP, Northamptonshire 1441 n.d.
JP, Somerset 1441 1444
JP, Lincolnshire 1441/2 n.d.
JP, Dorset 1442 1443
JP, Northamptonshire 1443 n.d.

Lands

  • Herefordshire
  • Hertfordshire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Middlesex
  • Norfolk
  • Yorkshire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1439-1439 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Earl of Somerset's Minstrels

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Earl of Somerset's Minstrels Beaufort, John (1404 - 1444) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Bibliographic Sources

The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)