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John of Gaunt

Male 1340 - 1399  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name John of Gaunt  [1, 2
    Born Mar 1340  Ghent, Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 6 Mar 1340  Ghent, Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Alternate death 3 Feb 1399  Leicester Castle, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 3 Feb 1399  Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I17827  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2020 

    Father Edward III, King of England,   b. 13 Nov 1312, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1377, Sheen Palace, Richmond, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Philippa of Hainault, Queen Consort of England,   b. Abt 1314,   d. 15 Aug 1359, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1328  York Cathedral, York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F1307  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Blanche of Lancaster,   b. Abt 1346,   d. Sep 1368  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married May 1359  Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Philippa of Lancaster,   b. 31 Mar 1360,   d. 19 Jul 1415, Odivelas, near Lisbon, Portugal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +2. Henry IV, King of England,   b. 1367, Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1413, Jerusalem Chamber in the abbot's house near Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F9684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Constance of Castile,   b. 1354,   d. 24 Mar 1394  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1371  Roquefort, near Bordeaux, Guienne, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F17347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Catherine de Roet,   b. Abt 1350,   d. 10 May 1403, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Jan 1396  Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. John Beaufort,   b. Abt 1371,   d. 16 Mar 1410, Hospital of St.-Catherine-by-the-Tower, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
    +2. Henry Beaufort, Cardinal of England,   b. Abt 1374,   d. 11 Apr 1447, Wolvesy Palace, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    +3. Joan Beaufort,   b. Abt 1379,   d. 13 Nov 1440, Howden, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F396  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Duke of Lancaster. 527 other titles. Richest European individual of his day.

      By his first wife, he was a great-great grandfather to Isabelle of Castile; by his second wife, he was a great-grandfather to her. And the parents of the Spanish wife of his retainer Walter Blount were GX3-grandparents to Ferdinand I.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1579] The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States, Who Were Themselves Notable or Left Descendants Notable in American History by Gary Boyd Roberts. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2018.

    2. [S3901] Donald Lines Jacobus, "The Darcy Ancestry of Mrs. John Sherman." The American Genealogist 21:169, 1944.

    3. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012.

    4. [S142] Royal Ancestry by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2013.

    5. [S160] Wikipedia.

    6. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012., "24/25 January 1327/8".

    7. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004-ongoing.