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From: Leo van de Pas <>
Subject: Re: Edward III to John MacLeod 2nd of Berneray
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 1999 15:19:58 +0800

At 04:13 PM 2/23/99 +0100, you wrote:
>Kevin wrote in message <>...
>>Good Morning Gen-Medieval
>> I am trying to trace a line of descent from Edward III to John
>>MacLeod, 2nd of Berneray [1646 - 1726]. I have the following, any
>>Additions, Corrections, or Comments are Greatly Appreciated!!
>> Sincerly, Kevin
>>1.Edward III b:13 Nov 1312, d:21 Jan 1377
>> +24 Jan 1328; Philippa D'Avesnes b:ca 1314, d:15 Aug 1369
>>2.John of Gaunt aka:Duke of Lancaster b:28 Mar 1340, d:3 Feb 1399
>> +13 Jan 1397; Katherine Röet b:1350, d:10 May 1403
>>3.John Beaufort aka:1st Earl of Somerset b:ca 1373, d:16 Mar 1410
>> +23 Apr 1399; Margaret De Holand b:1385, d:30 Dec 1439
>John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster and Katherine Röet married as you are saying
>13 Jan 1397 and John Beaufort 1st Earl of Somerset was born ca 1373, 24
>years before the marriage !
>Something seems to be wrong.
>John was also married to Constanza of Castile born 1354, and she is more
>likely the mother. She is also given as mother in the book "Kings and
>Queens of Britain 1986 by David Williamson p 224"

Dear Brynjylf,
Brian Tompsett I can believe (He has many errors) but having
the book by David Williamson I had a look and you are wrong
all those lines are not clear but John Beaufort is definitely the son of
Katherine Swynford-nee Roet.
Best wishes
Leo van de Pas

>and in Brian Tompsett's database in Hull (1996).
>Sincerely, Brynjulf

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