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Name: Thomas de Beaufort, Duke of Exeter Determine relationship to William De Meschines
Birth: 1377 Father: John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster Mother:Katheryn de Roët Swynford
Death: 27 DEC 1426 East Greenwich, Kent, England
Burial: Bury St. Edmonds Abbey, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Remarks: in 1396 he was legitimitised. In February 1397 Parliament legitimised his birth, even though he was born before his parent's marriage. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) circa 1400. He gained the title of «i»Earl of Dorset«/i» on 5 July 1411. He was created «i»1st Duke of Exeter [England]«/i» on 18 November 1416. He gained the title of «i»Lord of Lillebonne«/i» on 1 July 1418. He gained the title of «i»Count of Harcourt«/i» on 1 July 1418.«sup»1«/sup» He has an extensive biographical entry in the «i»Dictionary of National Biography.«/i»

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