Sir Roger Beauchamp

Sir Roger Beauchamp of Bletsoe was the son and heir presumptive of his father Sir Roger, 1st Baron Beauchamp of Bletsoe who was one of Edward III’s leading courtiers and had been summoned to Parliament as Lord Beauchamp of Bletsoe.

Sir Roger Beauchamp
Diedc. 1373/4
Spouse(s)Joan de Clopton
FatherRoger Beauchamp, 1st Baron Beauchamp of Bletso

The younger Sir Roger died vita patris (c. 1373), perhaps while fighting in France as a retainer of John of Gaunt. His father took personal charge of his young son, also Roger (b. 1362), who later became 2nd Baron Beauchamp of Bletsoe.[1]

Through his descendant and great granddaughter, Margaret Beauchamp, he was an ancestor of Henry VII.