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Beaufort, Margaret [known as Lady Margaret Beaufort], countess of Richmond and Derby

Michael K. Jones and Malcolm G. Underwood

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/1863

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Beaufort, Margaret [known as Lady Margaret Beaufort], countess of Richmond and Derby (1443–1509), royal matriarch, was born on 31 May 1443, the daughter and heir of John Beaufort, duke of Somerset (1404–1444), from his marriage to Margaret (d. 1482), widow of ...

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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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