Philippa Of Lancaster : Birth: WFT Est 1356-1371. Death: 1415
Elizabeth : Birth: WFT Est 1360-1371. Death: WFT Est 1375-1461
Cathrine : Birth: WFT Est 1361-1388. Death: WFT Est 1390-1471
John Beaufort : Birth: BEF 1410. Death: 1410
Source: Br�derbund WFT Vol. 5, Ed. 1, Tree #0151, Date of Import: Jun 23, 1998
Note: [ralphroberts.ged] [roberts.GED] [roberts.GED] [kcunard.ged] Duke of Lancaster[roberts.GED] [roberts.GED] [kcunard.ged] [selvage1.ged] Duke of Lancaster, Earl of Richmond, Earl of Derby, Earl of Lincoln, Duke of Aquitaine, Lord of Beaufort and Nogent, Rey de Castilla Y Leon, Seigneur de Bergerac et Roche-sur-Yon. Name John of Gaunt was a baby name that was popularized by Shakespeare in his play Richard II. Cynthia Sims Kirkland, 1 January 1996. P.A. Crowl 1983, The Intelligent Traveller's Guide to Historic Britain, p. 197. John inherited the rich duchy of Lancaster from his first wife. He fought extensively in France and Spain in pursuit of the throne of Castile which he claimed via his second marriage. The Royal Line of Castile descends from John of Gaunt. In his day he was the second or third richest man in England. Encyclopedia Britannica, 9th edition, 1889, vol. XIV, pp. 255-257. Named Duke of Lancaster 15 November 1362. John's military enterprises in Europe were failures and he was highly unpopular in England. Ultimately he succeeded in making a treaty with King John, son of Henry of Trastamara who actually held the throne of Castile, by which his daughter Catherine was to become Queen of Castile some years hence. A.L. Lampton and J.O. Buck 1986, Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants. There was an illegitimate daughter Blanche by Marie de Saint Hilaire. Buried St. Pauls, Lancaster Castle.
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