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PHILIPPA OF LANCASTER 1359-1415 ELDEST DAUGHTER OF JOHN OF GAUNT, FIRST DUKE OF LANCASTER AND BLANCHE OF LANCASTER. SHOWN HERE WITH HER HUSBAND - KING JOHN I OF PORTUGAL

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PHILIPPA OF LANCASTER 1359-1415 ELDEST DAUGHTER OF JOHN OF GAUNT, FIRST DUKE OF LANCASTER AND BLANCHE OF LANCASTER. SHOWN HERE WITH HER HUSBAND - KING JOHN I OF PORTUGAL

John O'Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster upper part of window in the Lancaster Museum, by Shrigley & Hunt 1950, in celebration of the firm's bicentenary. Note Lancaster Castle in the window.

John O'Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster

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Blanche of Lancaster (25 March 1345 – 12 September 1368) was a member of the English royal House of Plantagenet, daughter of the kingdom's wealthiest and most powerful peer, Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster. She was first wife of John of Gaunt. Thanks to this marriage, John acquired he duchy of Lancaster and the vast Lancastrian estates in England and Wales. She is Henry IV's mother.

Blanche of Lancaster (25 March 1345 – 12 September 1368) was a member of the English royal House of Plantagenet, daughter of the kingdom's wealthiest and most powerful peer, Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster. She was first wife of John of Gaunt. Thanks to this marriage, John acquired he duchy of Lancaster and the vast Lancastrian estates in England and Wales. She is Henry IV's mother.

John O'gaunt - It has a long history and was once the site of a royal hunting lodge (at Rothwell Castle, off Wood Lane). One of the lodge's documented owners was John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, who is supposed to have killed the last wild boar in England while hunting nearby, hence a boar's head formed part of the arms of the former Rothwell Urban District Council.

John of Gaunt, The Last Medieval Knight. A Review of Norman Cantor's The Last Knight.

An overview of John of Gaunt, the last medieval man.

Philippa of Hainault, Queen of England, wife of Edward III, grandmother of Richard II and Henry IV and on down the line...

Philippa of Hainault, Queen of England

Phillipa of Hainault was living in a loving home in comfort with her brothers and sisters. Across the sea in England, Queen Isabella was conspiring with her lover, Roger Mortimer to depose her husb…

John Beufort, 1st Earl of Somerset

John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.

John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, son of Edward III.

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...

John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster | English prince

John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, 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. He was the immediate ancestor of the

Photo of Lady Joan De Beaufort, Countess of Westmoreland contributed by Michael LaSalla

Photo of Lady Joan De Beaufort, Countess of Westmoreland contributed by Michael LaSalla

"Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland (c. 1379 – 13 November 1440) was the third or fourth child (and only daughter) of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster and his mistress, later wife, Katherine Swynford; and, in her widowhood, a powerful landowner in the North of England. Early life and marriages: She was likely born at the Swynford manor of Kettlethorpe in Lincolnshire. Her surname probably reflects her father's lordship of Beaufort in Champagne, France, where she might also have…

Philippa de Hainault, Queen consort of England (1314 - 1369) My 17th paternal great grandmother

Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of England

Genealogy for Philippa de Hainault, Queen consort of England (1314 - 1369) family tree on Geni, with over 200 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

A 14th century illustration showing Edward the Black Prince kneeling in front of his father, Edward III.

Katherine Swynford: How a Duke's Mistress Became the Ancestor of Royalty

This article is the extraordinary story of how, in an age where rank and virtue were crucial attributes for a wife, a commoner and mistress became the first lady in England, and the mother of a Royal Dynasty.

A 14th century illustration showing Edward the Black Prince kneeling in front of his father, Edward III.

Katherine Swynford: How a Duke's Mistress Became the Ancestor of Royalty

This article is the extraordinary story of how, in an age where rank and virtue were crucial attributes for a wife, a commoner and mistress became the first lady in England, and the mother of a Royal Dynasty.

A portrait of John of Gaunt, thought to be by Luca Cornelli.

Katherine Swynford: How a Duke's Mistress Became the Ancestor of Royalty

This article is the extraordinary story of how, in an age where rank and virtue were crucial attributes for a wife, a commoner and mistress became the first lady in England, and the mother of a Royal Dynasty.