Elizabeth de Beauchamp, Baroness Bergavenny

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Elizabeth de Beauchamp, Baroness (A)bergavenny (16 September 1415, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, England[1] – 18 June 1448[1]) was the only child and heiress of Richard de Beauchamp, Baron Abergavenny and 1st Earl of Worcester, by Isabel, daughter of Thomas le Despencer, Earl of Gloucester by Constance of York, granddaughter of Edward III.[1]

She inherited her father's estates upon his death in 1421 or 1422, and succeeded to the title of Lady Bergavenny [E., 1392] on 18 March 1421/22, suo jure.[1] She became the first wife of Edward Neville, 3rd Baron Bergavenny (d. 1476) before 18 October 1424.[1] He was a younger son of Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmoreland and Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmoreland, daughter of John of Gaunt and his third wife, Katherine Roët, aka Katherine Swynford.[1]

Elizabeth and Edward had several children including George Nevill, 4th Baron Bergavenny. She was buried in Coventry in the graveyard of the Carmelites.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 27, 29.