John of Gaunt KG, Duke of Lancaster1

M, #5695, (March 1340 - 3 February 1399)
John of Gaunt
Arms of John of Gaunt
Last Edited=24 Apr 2022
     John of Gaunt KG, Duke of Lancaster was born in March 1340 at Saint Bavo's Abbey, Ghent, Flanders, France (now Belgium).1,2,3,4 He was the son of Edward III King of England and Philippa of Hainault Queen of England. John of Gaunt KG, Duke of Lancaster was christened at Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England.

John of Gaunt KG, Duke of Lancaster, age 19, married Blanch of Lancaster, age 17 , daughter of Henry of Grosmont Earl of Lancaster and Leicester and Isabel, on 19 May 1359.1,2,5

John of Gaunt KG, Duke of Lancaster, age 31, married Constance Infanta de Castilla, daughter of Pedro I the Cruel King of Castile and Léon, in June 1371.1,2

John of Gaunt KG, Duke of Lancaster, age 55, married Katherine Roet, daughter of Sir Payne Roet, on 13 January 1396 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. Catherine was John of Gaunt's long time mistress.1,2,6,4 John of Gaunt KG, Duke of Lancaster died on 3 February 1399 at Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, at age 58.1,2,3,4,6 He was buried at St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England.7

Complier's Notes:
Birth: Langston (1974) gives his birth date as 24 June 1340.4

Child of John of Gaunt KG, Duke of Lancaster and Katherine Roet

Citations

  1. 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.
  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650, Fifth Edition. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982.
  3. Gibbs, Vicary. The Complete Peerage, Second Edition, Volume 03 (Canonteign - Cutts). London: The St. Catherine Press, 1913.
  4. 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.
  5. Verity, Brad & Andrew MacEwen. "Corrections and Additons: Isabel de Beaumont, Duchess of Lancaster", Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy (2009).
  6. 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.
  7. Ancestral File.