On this date in our family history . . . the 8th day of May . . . in the year 1411 . . . Sir William de Beauchamp dies while "seized of the Castle" Abergavenny . . . this Knight of the Garter is a 16th great-grandpa to our Josephine (1842-1899) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this blog . . .