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  • ID: I16282
  • Name: John PLANTAGENET , 1st Duke of Bedford 1
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 1st Duke of /Bedford/, John Plantagenet
  • Name: 1st Earl of KENDAL , John Plantagenet 2
  • Name: 12th\1st Earl of RICHMOND , John Plantagenet 3
  • Birth: 20 JUN 1389 in Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire, England
  • Death: 15 SEP 1435 in Rouen, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France
  • Note:
    John ordered Joan of Arc to be killed.

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    EARLDOM OF RICHMOND (XII, 1) 1414 to 1435

    EARLDOM OF KENDAL (I) 1414 and 1433 to 1435

    DUKEDOM OF BEDFORD (I) 1414 and 1433 to 1435

    JOHN, 3rd son of King Henry IV, by his 1st wife, Mary, daughter and coheir of Humphrey (DE BOHUN), EARL OF HEREFORD, was born 20 June 1389, K.B. 11 October 1399, and K.G. probably soon after his father's accession to the Crown in 1399, but possibly not till 1402. Warden of the East Marches, and Captain of Berwick, 1403, he was made CONSTABLE OF ENGLAND, which office was afterwards confirmed to him for life. Joint Ambassador to Scotland, 1411. In the Parliament held at Leicester 16 May 1414 he was created EARL OF KENDAL and DUKE OF BEDFORD for life, which dignities, on surrender, were regranted to him and the heirs male of his body on 8 July 1433. On 24 November 1414 he was created EARL OF RICHMOND, "with a reversion of the Castle, Earldom, Honour and Lordship of Richmond after the death of the said Ralph [Nevill], Earl of Westmorland [who died 1425], to hold to him the said Duke and the heirs male of his body." On 12 August 1415, when Henry V made his expedltion to France, and again on 25 July 1417 and on June 1421, he was appointed GUARDIAN, and on 5 December 1422, PROTECTOR OF THE KINGDOM OF ENGLAND. The feudal Viscountcy of Beaumont in Maine, forfeited 1415, by the Duke of Alencon, was granted to him by Henry V. On 15 August 1415, he defeated the French fleet off Harfleur. Lord High Admiral 1421 till his death. In Sep. 1422 (after the death of Henry V), he was made REGENT OF FRANCE, "using in his style these several titles, Regent of the Realm of France, Duke of Bedford, Anjou and Alencon, Earl of Mayenne, Richmond and Kendal, and Constable of England. On 17 August 1424 he commanded the English and Burgundians at the battle of Verneuil, gaining a bloody victory wherein of the enemy "7,000 French and 2,500 Scots were slain. Admiral of England, Ireland, and Guienne, 26 July 1426. On 7 September 1432 he crowned his nephew, Henry VI, at Paris, as King of France.

    He married, 1stly, (contract dated at Troyes, 18 May), at Troyes, June 1423, Anne, daughter of Jean, DUKE OF BURGUNDY) by Marguerite, daughter of Albrecht of Bavaria, COUNT OF HAINAULT, HOLLAND, and ZELAND. She died 14 November 1432, in childbed, at Paris, and was buried in the Church of the Celestines there. M.I. He married, 2ndly, 20 April 1433, at Therouenne, Jacquette, or Jacqueline, daughter of Pierre DE LUXEMBOURG COUNT OF ST. POL, by Marguerite, daughter of Francesco del Balzo, DUKE OF ANDRIA in Apulia, she being then aged Ibout 17. He died s.p.s., 15 September 1435, at his residence, ' Joyeux Repos,' at Rouen, aged 46, when all his honours became extinct. He was buried at Rouen. M.I. His widow in (1435-36), was one of the Ladies for whom robes of the Order of the Garter were provided. She married, between 6 February 1435/6 and 23 March 1436/7, when she had pardon for marriage without license, Sir Richard WIDVILLE, afterwards EARL RIVERS (beheaded 1469), and died his widow, 30 May 1472, having lived ten years after her daughter Elizabeth had become Queen Consort to Edward IV. [Complete Peerage II:70-72, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: Henry IV Plantagenet King of ENGLAND b: APR 1366 in Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire, England
    Mother: Mary de BOHUN b: BET 1368 AND 1369 in Hereford, Herefordshire, England

    Marriage 1 Jacquette de LUXEMBOURG b: 1415 in St Pol, Artois/Pas-de-Calais, France
    • Married: 20 APR 1433 in 1st husband 2nd wife 4

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XI:21
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VII:108
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: X:825
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: II:72
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