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Beaufort, Edmund, first duke of Somerset (c. 1406–1455), magnate and soldier

Colin Richmond

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/1855

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Beaufort, Edmund, first duke of Somerset (c. 1406–1455), magnate and soldier, was the younger brother of John Beaufort, duke of Somerset (1404–1444); John and Edmund were the second and third sons of John Beaufort, marquess of Dorset and of Somerset (c. 1371–1410), who was the eldest son of ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Warfare and Defence ; Irish History ; UK Politics ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) ; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours ; Local and Family History ; History ; History of Agriculture

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