John "of Gaunt", Earl of Richmond 20.9.1343, Duke of Lancaster, Duke of Aquitaine, titular King of Castile, *Ghent 24.6.1340, +Leicester Castle 3.2.1399, bur St.Paulīs, London; 1m: Queen's Chapel, Reading 19.5.1359 Blanche of Lancaster (*25.3.1345 +12.9.1369); 2m: Rochefort-sur-Mer, Guienne IX.1371 Constance, titular Queen of Castile (*1354 +24.3.1394); 3m: Lincoln Catherine Swynford de Roet (*1350, +Lincoln 10.5.1403, bur there) [widow of Hugh Swynford and sister-in-law of Geoffrey Chaucer], by whom he had had illegitmate children (surnamed "Beaufort") who were subsequently legitimized
Rulers of England

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