Sir John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster

Sir John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster

Male 1340 - 1399  (~ 58 years)

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  • Name John of Gaunt  
    Born Mar 1340  Saint Bavo's Abbey, Ghent, Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 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, 4, 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 31 Aug 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 
    Family ID F2916  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Blanch of Lancaster,   b. 25 Mar 1342,   d. 9/31/1369  (Age ~ 56 years)  [2, 9
    Married 19 May 1359  [2, 6, 9
    Age at Marriage He 19 years - She 17 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, Westminster Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F6038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Constance, Infanta de Castilla,   d. Jun 1394  [2
    Married Jun 1371  [2, 6
    Age at Marriage He 31 years - She ?? years 
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F6039  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Katherine Roet,   b. 1350, Picardy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1403, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [1, 2
    Married 13 Jan 1396  Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6, 7
    Age at Marriage He 56 years - She 46 years 
    Children 
    +1. Joan de Beaufort, Countess of Westmoreland,   b. 1379, Château de Beaufort, Luxembourg Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1440, Howden, East Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [Natural]
     2. Sir John Beaufort, KG, Duke of Clarence,   b. Abt 1370,   d. 16 Mar 1409/10  (Age ~ 40 years)
     3. Henry Beaufort, Cardinal of St. Eusebius,   b. Abt 1375,   d. 11 Apr 1447, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F6037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth: Langston (1974) gives his birth date as 24 June 1340. [5]

  • 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 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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  • Photos
    John of Gaunt
    John of Gaunt
    Arms of John of Gaunt
    Arms of John of Gaunt

  • 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), Secondary Source.

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

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

    4. [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), Secondary Source.

    5. [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 ), Tertiary Source.

    6. [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), Secondary Source.

    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), Tertiary Source.

    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).



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