Joan de Beauchamp, Countess of Ormond

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Joan de Beauchamp
Countess of Ormond
Spouse(s) James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormond
Issue
Noble family Beauchamp
Father William de Beauchamp, 1st Baron Bergavenny
Mother Lady Joan FitzAlan
Born 1396
Died 3 or 5 August 1430 (aged 33–34)
Buried Mercers' Chapel, St Thomas of Acre, London

Joan Beauchamp, Countess of Ormond (1396 – 3 or 5 August 1430) was the first wife of James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormond, and the mother of his five children. Their principal residence was Kilkenny Castle in Ireland.

Life[edit]

Kilkenny Castle, the principal residence of Joan de Beauchamp and James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormond

Joan de Beauchamp was the daughter of William de Beauchamp, 1st Baron Bergavenny and his first wife, Lady Joan FitzAlan. She had a brother and sister:[1]

Joan's paternal grandparents were Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th Earl of Warwick and Lady Katherine Mortimer, and her maternal grandparents were Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel and Elizabeth de Bohun.

Joan de Beauchamp died 3 or 5 August 1430, and was buried in the Mercers' Chapel, St Thomas of Acre, London.[3]

Marriage and issue[edit]

She married, before 28 August 1413, James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormond, by whom she had three sons and two daughters:[3]

Ancestry[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Richardson I 2011, p. 164.
  2. ^ Richardson I 2011, pp. 164-7.
  3. ^ a b Richardson I 2011, p. 380.

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