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date: 17 February 2020

Beaufort [married names Ferrers, Neville], Joan, countess of Westmorlandlocked

(1379?–1440)
  • Anthony Tuck

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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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