|Death:||3 February 1399 Leicester Castle|
|Father:||Edward III of England (1312-1377)|
|Mother:||Philippa of Hainaut (1311-1369)|
|Spouse:||Blanche of Lancaster (1345-1369)|
|Wedding:||13 May 1359 Reading|
|Spouse (2):||Constance of Castile (1354-1394)|
|Wedding (2):||September 1371 Roquefort|
|Spouse (3):||Catherine De Roet (1350-1403)|
|Wedding (3):||1 January 1397 Lincoln Cathedral|
BiographyJohn of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster was born February 1340 to Edward III of England (1312-1377) and Philippa of Hainaut (1311-1369) and died 26 January 1399 in Leicester Castle of unspecified causes. He married Blanche of Lancaster (1345-1369) 5 May 1359 in Reading. He married Constance of Castile (1354-1394) August 1371 in Roquefort. He married Catherine De Roet (1350-1403) 24 December 1396 in Lincoln Cathedral. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), Alfred the Great (849-899), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Russia, Byzantium, Belarus, the Netherlands.
He was the third surviving son of King Edward III. Created Duke of Lancaster in 1362. Became titular King of Castile and León in 1371 upon his marriage to the illegitimate daughter of Pedro the Cruel.
|Offspring of John and Constance of Castile (1354-1394)|
|Katherine of Lancaster (1372-1418)||29 May 1372||24 May 1418|| Henry III of Castile (1379-1405)|
|John of Lancaster (1374-1374)|
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