John Beauchamp, 1st Baron Beauchamp of Somerset
He was born on 25 July 1274, the son and heir of John de Beauchamp (died 1283), feudal baron of Hatch, seated at Hatch Beauchamp in Somerset, by his wife Cicely de Vivonne/de Forz (died 1320), one of the four daughters and co-heiresses of William de Vivonne/de Forz (died 1259), who had held a half share of the feudal barony of Curry Mallet in Somerset. Cicely thus inherited a one-eighth share of the barony of Curry Malet.
In 1299 he was created by writ Baron Beauchamp "de Somerset".
Marriage and childrenEdit
At some time before 1301 he married Joan Chenduit, by whom he had issue including:
He died between October and December 1336.