John Beauchamp, 2nd Baron Beauchamp of Somerset

John de Beauchamp, 2nd Baron Beauchamp of Somerset (4 October 1304 – 19 May 1343) was an English peer and was feudal baron of Hatch in Somerset.

Arms of Beauchamp of Hatch: Vair, as blazoned on the Collins Roll.[1] These arms suggest that the family of Beauchamp of Hatch was unrelated to the family of Beauchamp, Earls of Warwick from 1267, which bore arms: Gules, a fesse between six cross crosslets or[2]

He was born at Stoke-sub-Hamdon, Somersetshire, England, the eldest son and heir of Sir John de Beauchamp, 1st Baron Beauchamp of Somerset (1274–1336), feudal baron of Hatch,[3] by his wife Joan Chenduit.

He married Margaret St John, the daughter of John St John, 1st Baron St John of Basing, Hampshire and his wife Isabel Courtenay. By Margaret, Beauchamp had three sons and three daughters:

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  1. ^ Collins' Roll
  2. ^ Sanders, I.J. English Baronies: A Study of their Origin and Descent 1086-1327, Oxford, 1960, p.51, note 2
  3. ^ Sanders, I.J. English Baronies: A Study of their Origin and Descent 1086-1327, Oxford, 1960, p.51
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