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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
[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