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  2. John of Gaunt - Wikipedia

    John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (6 March 1340 – 3 February 1399) was an English royal prince, military leader, and statesman. He was the third surviving son of King Edward III of England, and the father of King Henry IV. Due to Gaunt's royal origin, advantageous marriages, and some generous land grants, he was one of the richest men of his ...

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  3. John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster | Biography, Family, & Facts

    John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, also called (1342–62) earl of Richmond, or (from 1390) duc (duke) d’Aquitaine, (born March 1340, Ghent—died February 3, 1399, London), English prince, fourth but third surviving son of the English king Edward III and Philippa of Hainaut; he exercised a moderating influence in the political and constitutional struggles of the reign of his nephew Richard II.

  4. John Of Gaunt: Life, Facts, Children & Legacy Of The Medieval ...

    John of Gaunt was loyal to the interests of his family and siblings but he was particularly close to his eldest brother, the Black Prince. Gaunt lived with the prince in his household as a boy, learning princely etiquette and land management, and following his brother everywhere, even into battle; at age 10 he insisted on accompanying the Black Prince on board his warship for the battle of ...

  5. John of Gaunt (1340-1399) - Find a Grave Memorial

    English Royalty. 1st Duke of Lancaster. Born the fourth son of Edward III Plantagenet and Queen Philippa of Hainault, at Ghent (or Gaunt) in Flanders. He was made Earl of Richmond in September 1342. He married Blanche, Countess of Derby in May 1359, with whom he had seven children, including the future Henry IV. After...

  6. Death of John of Gaunt | History Today

    'Old John of Gaunt, time-honoured Lancaster', who breathed his last in Leicester Castle on February 3rd, 1399, at the age of fifty-eight, was the son of Edward III, the brother of the Black Prince, the uncle of Richard II, the father of Henry IV and the grandfather of Henry V. Duke of Lancaster and a claimant to the throne of Castile, John of Gaunt (he was born in Ghent in 1340) was the ...

  7. John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, 1st Earl of Richmond

    Successor: Henry IV Bolingbroke, King of England (2nd Duke of Lancaster and of Aquitaine) "John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, KG (6 March 1340 – 3 February 1399) was a member of the House of Plantagenet, the third surviving son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. He was called "John of Gaunt" because he was born in ...

  8. John of Gaunt – the Beaufort family. | The History Jar

    John of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford began an affair after Blanche of Lancaster and Katherine's husband Hugh had both died. Their affair continued for a decade from 1372 until 1382 when in the aftermath of the Peasant's Revolt John sent Katherine a quitclaim severing all ties with her.

  9. 10 Facts About John of Gaunt | History Hit

    Here are 10 facts about the royal ancestor, John of Gaunt. 1. Gaunt is an anglicisation of Ghent. John of Gaunt was born in the abbey of Saint Bavo in Ghent, modern-day Belgium, on 6 March 1340, while his father, who had claimed the throne of France in 1337, was seeking allies against the French among the dukes and counts of the Low Countries.

  10. John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (1340 – 1399) - English ...

    John of Gaunt was the fourth son of Edward III of England and one of the most influential nobles in England. He became the 1st Duke of Lancaster through marriage with Blanche, heiress of Lancaster in 1362. After Blanche’s death in 1371 he married Constance, daughter of Peter the Cruel and claimed the Castilian throne but failed to implement ...

  11. Katherine Swynford - Wikipedia

    Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster (born Katherine de Roet, c. 1349 – 10 May 1403), also spelled Katharine or Catherine, [2] was the third wife of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, the fourth (but third surviving) son of King Edward III . Daughter of a knight from Hainaut, Katherine was brought up at the English royal court, later found ...

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