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Sir John of Gaunt, KG, Duke of Lancaster

Sir John of Gaunt, KG, Duke of Lancaster

Male 1340 - 1399  (~ 58 years)

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  • Name John of Gaunt  
    • His full titles were Prince of England, Duke of Lancaster, Earl of Richmond, Titular King of Castile and Leon, and Knight of the Garter. [2]
    Born Mar 1340  Saint Bavo's Abbey, Ghent, Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6
    Christened Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 Feb 1399  Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6, 7
    Buried 15 Mar 1399  St Paul's Cathedral, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Siblings 4 Siblings 
    Person ID I8505  | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2020 

    Father Edward III, King of England,   b. 13 Nov 1312, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1377, Sheen Palace, Richmond, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Philippa of Hainault,   b. 24 Jun 1311, Hainault, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1369, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1327  York Minster, York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage Edward was 14 years - Philippa was 15 years. (Were Married 42 years). 
    Family ID F2916  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Blanch of Lancaster,   b. 25 Mar 1342,   d. 9/31/1369  (Age ~ 56 years)  [2, 3, 9
    Married 19 May 1359  [2, 3, 9
    Age at Marriage John was 19 years - Blanch was 17 years. (Were Married less than 12 years). 
    Children
     1. Henry IV, King of England,   b. 3 Apr 1367, Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1412/13, Palace of Westminster, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F6038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Constance, Infanta de Castilla,   d. Jun 1394  [2, 3
    Married Jun 1371  [2, 3
    Age at Marriage John was 31 years - Constance was ??. (Were Married 23 years). 
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F6039  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Katherine Roet,   b. 1350,   d. 10 May 1403  (Age 53 years)  [1, 2, 3
    Married 13 Jan 1396  Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6, 7
    Age at Marriage John was 55 years - Katherine was est 46 years. (Were Married 3 years). 
    Children 3 children 
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F6037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth: Langston (1974) gives his birth date as 24 June 1340. [6]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1340 - Saint Bavo's Abbey, Ghent, Flanders Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - - Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Henry IV, King of England - 3 Apr 1367 - Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Joan de Beaufort, Countess of Westmoreland - 1379 - Château de Beaufort, Luxembourg Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jan 1396 - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Feb 1399 - Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Mar 1399 - St Paul's Cathedral, London, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1456] Brook, Lindsay L. "The Ancestry of Sir Paon de Ruet, father-in-law of Geoffrey Chaucer and John of Gaunt" , (Chobham, Woking, UK: Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, volume 1, January 2003).

    2. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002).

    3. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Editionif, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).

    4. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    5. [S1449] Cokayne, George E. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the UK, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, volume VII , (London: The St. Catherine Press, 1929).

    6. [S64] Langston, Aileen Lewers and J. Orton Buck Jr. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume II, (Cottonport, Louisiana:Order of the Crown of Charlemagne , 1974 ).

    7. [S63] von Redlisch, Marcellus Donald Alexander R. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume 1 , (Cottonport, Louisiana: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941).

    8. [S67] Ancestral File (LDS), (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), Questionnable Source.

    9. [S1803] Verity, Brad & Andrew MacEwen. "Corrections and Additons: Isabel de Beaumont, Duchess of Lancaster", (Vowchurch, UK: Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy,2009).