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John (Beauchamp) de Beauchamp

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John de Beauchamp formerly Beauchamp
Born about in Powick, Worcestershire, Englandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about [location unknown]
Died before in Bedford, Bedfordshire, Englandmap
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John de Beauchamp is a descendant of Magna Carta surety baron Henry de Bohun




John /Beauchamp [1]
John /DeBeauchamp/[2][3]

Birth and Parentage

John de Beauchamp, Knt, of Powick and Acton Beauchamp, worcestershire, Alcester, Warwickshire, Kemerton, Gloucestershire, Brewham, Somerset, and East Coulston, Wiltshire, Knight of the King's Chamber, Keeper of Gloucester Castle, born in or before 1330 (of military age in 1346, aged 23 in 1361) [4]

He was the son of Giles de Beauchamp and his wife Catherine de Bures.[4]

His parents married May 21, 1329. As the oldest child, a birthdate of 1330 is a reasonable estimation.

1346 French Wars

He served in the French wars as early as 1346. [4]

1351 Marriage to Joan de Cherleton

He married (1st) about 17 April 1351 Joan de Cherleton, daughter of John de Cherleton, Knt., 2nd Lord Cherleton of Powis, by Maud, daughgter of Roger de Mortimer, Knt, 1st Earl of March. [4]

1359 A Conflict About Markets

In 1359 he complained that Sir William le Botiller, or Wem, the younger, Robert de Knightgele, and others had prevented him from holding his market at Alcester, Warwickshire by driving away twnety of his cows, carrying away other goods, and assualting his men. In 1362 he had license to found a chantry at Alcester, Warwickshire.[4]

1374 Second Marriage to Elizabeth

He married (2nd) before 22 Sept 1374 Elizabeth, possibly daughter of Nicholas Peyvre (or Pever), Knt, 3rd Lord Peyvre. They had no issue.[4]

1386 License to cut timber

In 1386 he had license to cut timber on his manor of Brewham, Somerset. [4]

1389 Death

Sir John de Beauchamp died shortly before 7 Feb 1388/9. In 1392 his widow, Elizabeth, delivered possession of the manors of Powick and Alcester to her step-son William Beauchamp. She left a will dated 3 Sep 1411, proved 26 Sept 1411.[4]


They had two sons and two daughters.[4]

  1. William, Knt,
  2. Walter, knt,
  3. Alice
  4. Sibyl


  1. Ancestral Roots of Certain American Collonists RJCW 296a, Page 89
  2. Source: #S004444 Page: Ancestry Family Trees Data: Text:
  3. Source: #S004444 Page: Ancestry Family Trees Data: Text:
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry. Salt Lake City: 2013, p. 414-415

See also:

  • Source: S00183 Author: Roberts, Gary Boyd Selected and Introduced by Title: ENGLISH ORIGINS OF NEW ENGLAND FAMILIES Publication: Name: From NEHGS Register Three Volumes. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. 1984; NOTESource Medium: Book CONT Source Quality: Secondary CONT CONT Volume I CONT
  • Source: S004444 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: #NS044441 Repository: Note: #NS044443

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Note NS044443
  • Source: S572556085 Repository: #R2190409259 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text:
  • Repository: R2190409259 Name: Address: 360 West 4800 North, Provo, UT 84604 Note:


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On June 17, 2015 at 02:03GMT Jack Day wrote:

I have not been able to find any basis for claiming a marriage between Elizabeth St. John and John de Beauchamp, whose two wives are documented in Royal Ancestry, IV, 414.

On April 27, 2015 at 17:45GMT Jack Day wrote:

In celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta, the Magna Carta Project is reviewing and enhancing all the profiles between Magna Carta Sureties and Gateway Ancestors. A. Tompkins and I are doing what we can to enhance the trail between Henry de Bohun and Henry Norwood. We appreciate all the work that has already been done to this profile and look forward to any additional contributions we can make to it.

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