Book Owner: Margaret Beaufort, countess of Richmond and Derby

Lady Margaret Beaufort by Meynnart Wewyck, ca. 1510, The Master's Lodge, St John's College, Cambridge

b. 1441/3- d. 1509

Title: King's Mother; Countess of Richmond and Derby

Motto: Unknown

Symbol: Unknown

Family Tree

Parents/Up one generation

  • Margaret Beauchamps, duchess of Somerset, Mother
  • Anne Neville (Stafford), duchess of Buckingham, Mother-in-law
  • Children/Down one generation

  • Henry VII of England, Son
  • Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Other
  • Margaret Beaufort's Locations


    Brookwood (1468)

    Colleyweston (1498-1506)

    Pembroke (1457)

    Bletsoe (1443)

    London (1509)

    Margaret Beaufort's Library

    Book Count: 46


    Alnwick Castle Library MS 498: Book of Hours. Confirmed ownership 1439?-1509 by Coat of Arms. Confirmed ownership 1439?-1509 by Other.

    BL Add. MS 33772: Lections; Memorials of Saints. Confirmed ownership 1498-1509 by Patron.

    BL Royal MS 18 D IX: Bible Historiale. Confirmed ownership 1483-1509 by Will.

    BL Royal MS 18 E I: Les Chroniques (vol. 2). Confirmed ownership 1483-1509 by Will.

    BL Royal MS 2 A XVIII: Beaufort Book of Hours. Confirmed ownership 1456?-1509 by Inscription.

    BL Royal MS 20 C IV: Des Cas des nobles hommes et femmes. Confirmed ownership ?-1509 by Will.