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Beaufort [married names Ferrers, Neville], Joan, countess of Westmorland (1379?–1440), magnate

Anthony Tuck

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/53026

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Beaufort [married names Ferrers, Neville], Joan, countess of Westmorland (1379?–1440), magnate, was the youngest of the four children of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster (1340–1399), and his mistress, Katherine Swynford (1350?–1403) [see Katherine, duchess of Lancaster].

The dates of birth of all four children are uncertain, though there may be some significance in the pattern of gifts from ...

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Subjects: 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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