Beauchamp, Richard de (1381/2 - 1439)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1382-01-25 (possibly born 28 Jan. 1381/2)
Death Date: 1439-04-30

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: before 1397-10-5
    Union ended: n.d.
  2. Type: marriage
    Union began: 1423-11-26
    Union ended: n.d.

Offspring

From Despenser, Isabel le (1400 - 1439)

From Berkeley, Elizabeth (1386 - 1422)

Primary Title

13th Earl of Warwick

Titles

  • 13th Earl of Warwick
    Assumed 1401-04-08
    Vacated 1439-04-30

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Chamberlain of the Exchequer, England 1401-4-8 1439-04-30 Hereditary office
JP, Worcestershire 1401 n.d.
JP, Warwickshire 1401 n.d.
Sheriff, Worcestershire 1401-4-8 1439-04-30 Hereditary office
Commissioner of Array, Warwickshire 1403 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1403 1407
Keeper, Brecon 1403-10-24 1403/4-02-19 Held jointly
JP, Warwickshire 1404 1407
JP, Worcestershire 1409/10 n.d.
Member, King's Council, England 1410-5-9 n.d.
JP, Warwickshire 1412/13 1414
JP, Worcestershire 1412/13 1415
JP, Staffordshire 1413 n.d.
JP, Suffolk 1413/14 n.d.
Chief Warden, Marches of Wales 1415-6-16 n.d. Warden of the Marches boarding Gloucestershire and Herefordshire
JP, Staffordshire 1415 n.d.
JP, Suffolk 1416/17 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1417 n.d.
Keeper, Northamptonshire 1421-12-20 1439-04-30
JP, Warwickshire 1421/2 1424
Councillor of Regency, England 1422-12-9 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1423 1424
JP, Gloucestershire 1423 1424
JP, Essex 1423 1424
JP, Herefordshire 1423 1424
JP, Worcestershire 1423 1424
JP, Northamptonshire 1424 n.d.
JP, Cornwall 1424 n.d.
JP, Devon 1424 n.d.
JP, Sussex 1424 n.d.
JP, Buckinghamshire 1424 n.d.
JP, Rutland 1424 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1424 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1426 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1427 1428
JP, Worcestershire 1427 n.d.
JP, Northamptonshire 1427 n.d.
JP, Cornwall 1427 n.d.
JP, Warwickshire 1427 n.d.
JP, Devon 1427 n.d.
JP, Sussex 1427 1428
JP, Essex 1427 n.d.
JP, Essex 1429 n.d.
JP, Staffordshire 1430 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1430 1431
JP, Shropshire 1430 1432
JP, Buckinghamshire 1430/1 1438
JP, Herefordshire 1431 1433
JP, Essex 1431 1433
JP, Cornwall 1431 1433
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1431/2 1433
JP, Northamptonshire 1431/2 1432
JP, Gloucestershire 1431/2 1433
JP, Staffordshire 1432 n.d.
JP, Rutland 1432 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1432 n.d.
JP, Warwickshire 1433 1434
JP, Sussex 1433 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1433 n.d.
Ranger, Oxfordshire 1433-11-21 n.d.
JP, Northamptonshire 1433/4 1434
JP, Rutland 1433/4 1437
JP, Gloucestershire 1435 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1435 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1435 1438
JP, Herefordshire 1435 n.d.
JP, Essex 1435 n.d.
JP, Cornwall 1435/6 n.d.
JP, Sussex 1436 1437
JP, Herefordshire 1436/7 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: West Riding 1436/7 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1436/7 n.d.
Constable, Bristol 1437-7-11 n.d.
JP, Essex 1437 1438
JP, Gloucestershire 1437 n.d.
JP, Yorkshire: North Riding 1437 n.d.
Keeper, Dorset 1437-7-11 n.d.
Keeper, Gloucestershire 1437-7-11 n.d.
Keeper, Somerset 1437-7-11 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1438/9 n.d.
JP, Staffordshire 1438/9 n.d.
JP, Northamptonshire 1439 n.d.
JP, Sussex 1439 n.d.

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Warwick Castle, Warwickshire
  • Hanley Castle, Worcestershire

Lands

  • Glamorgan: Gower Lordship

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1433-1433 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Earl of Warwick's Entertainers
Performance 1420-1421 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1426-1426 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1427-1427 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1427-1428 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1427-1428 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1427-1428 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1433-1434 Canterbury (Unknown), Canterbury , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1434-1435 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1436-1437 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s
Performance 1431-1431 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Earl of Warwick's Minstrels
Performance 1435-1435 Dover (Unknown), Dover , Kent Earl of Warwick's Minstrels

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Earl of Warwick's Entertainers Beauchamp, Richard de (1382 - 1439) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Earl of Warwick's Minstrel/s Beauchamp, Richard de (1382 - 1439) Entertainers/Minstrels 9
Earl of Warwick's Minstrels Beauchamp, Richard de (1382 - 1439) Entertainers/Minstrels 2

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Hanley Castle Worcestershire Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)