John O'gaunt - It has a long history and was once the site of a royal hunting lodge (at Rothwell Castle, off Wood Lane). One of the lodge's documented owners was John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, who is supposed to have killed the last wild boar in England while hunting nearby, hence a boar's head formed part of the arms of the former Rothwell Urban District Council.

John of Gaunt, the Last Medieval Knight. A review of Norman Cantor's The Last Knight.

John of Gaunt. Forebear of the House of Tudor. - My ancestor, Sir Walter Blount was an ardent supporter and friend of John of Gaunt and also supported John's son, Henry Bolingbroke in his bid to become King Henry IV.

John of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford can count many of Europe’s royal persons among their descendants, as well as some American presidents. John and Kate are also my 18th great-grandparents (though I’m not royal or at all famous). Still, I wanted to take the time and write about them and some of their royal descendants because a little of their blood runs through my veins, so I suppose I owe them that much. To simplify things, I thought I'd write a hub per generation. This is a hub about…

Royal Descendants of Katherine Swynford and John of Gaunt: Their Children

John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster, son of King Edward lll of England. Husband of Katherine Swynford and father of Joan Beaufort. Joan married Sir Ralph (de) Nevill(e) and became the ancestor of George Washington on his mothers side.

Coat of arms of John of Gaunt asserting his kingship over Castile and León, combining the Castilian castle and lion with lilies of France, the lions of England and his heraldic difference

File:Coat of Arms of Catherine of Lancaster, Queen Consort of Castile.

The exterior of John of Gaunt's great hall, an architectural masterpiece designed to symbolise his regal status

The exterior of John of Gaunt's great hall, an architectural masterpiece designed to symbolise his regal status

Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire

The remains of John of Gaunt's Great Hall, Kenilworth Castle (Warwickshire). John of Gaunt is considered the richest man in medieval history, worth an astounding 10 billion dollars in today's currency.

Edward III had seven legitimate sons and three illegitimate. The more well known ones were the Black Prince, John of Gaunt, William of Hatfield, Lionel of Antwerp, Edmund of Langley, Thomas of Windsor, William of Windsor and Thomas of Woodstock.

Edward III had five sons. They were Edward the Black Prince, John of Gaunt, Lionel of Antwerp, Edmund of Langley and Thomas of Woodstock.

John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (second creation), KG (6 March 1340 – 3 February 1399) was a member of the House of Plantagenet, the third surviving son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. He was called "John of Gaunt" because he was born in Ghent, rendered in English as Gaunt. (21gf//mtk)

John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, member of the House of Plantagenet, the third surviving son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. He was called "John of Gaunt" because he was born in Ghent, rendered in English as Gaunt.

John of Gaunt (1340-1399), Prince and Steward of England; 4th son of Edward III John ('John of Gaunt'), Duke of Lancaster and Aquitaine

Not "John of Gaunt Prince and Steward of England; son of Edward III John ('John of Gaunt'), Duke of Lancaster and Aquitaine" This is Henry of Monmouth, Duke of Lancaster, as it says below the engraving.

John of gaunt.jpg (1340- 1399) Father Edward III king of england, mother Phillippa De Hainault..Married Katherine Swynford

veterum-regum: “ John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster; - The third surviving son of King Edward III of England, depicted here in chainmail as a knight.

Blanche of Lancaster, Duchess of Lancaster (25 March 1345 – 12 September 1368) was an English noblewoman & heiress, daughter of England's wealthiest and most powerful peer, Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster. She was the first wife of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, and the mother of King Henry IV of England. It is believed that Blanche may have died aged 22 after contracting the Black Death which was rife in Europe at that time. John of Gaunt held annual commemorations of her…

Blanche of Lancaster, Duchess of Lancaster March 1345 – 12 September was an English noblewoman & heiress, daughter of England's wealthiest and most powerful peer, Henry of Grosmon

Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmoreland Second wife of Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmoreland.  Mother of Anne and Cecily Neville along with 12 others.  Joan was the legitimate daughter of John of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford.  She was also the Grandmother of Richard Neville 'the Kingmaker', 16th Earl of Warwick.

Joan Beaufort Countess of Westmorland my great grandmother Birth 1379 in Château de Beaufort, Anjou Death 13 November 1440 in Howden, Yorkshire -Burial Lincoln Cathedral, Lincolnshire

Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scotland as wife of James I. She was present when her husband was assassinated in 1437, and was also a target. She was injured but managed to escape, assuming the regency for her young son, James II. She was the great, great grandmother of Mary, Queen of Scots. Joan was the half niece of Henry IV of England and a granddaughter of John of Gaunt & Katherine Swynford, the last Duke & Duchess of Lancaster

[My G-Grandmother] Joan Beaufort, Queen Consort of James I of Scotland from 2 February 1424 to 21 February She remarried, this time to Sir James Stewart (the Black Knight) of Lorne [My G-Grandfather] 21 September She died on 15 July aged about

John O'Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster upper part of window in the Lancaster Museum, by Shrigley & Hunt 1950, in celebration of the firm's bicentenary. Note Lancaster Castle in the window.

John Of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster upper part of window in the Lancaster Museum, by Shrigley & Hunt in celebration of the firm's bicentenary. Note Lancaster Castle in the window.

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