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  JOHN OF GAUNT, DUKE OF LANCASTER - LoveToKnow Article on JOHN OF GAUNT, DUKE OF LANCASTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John was not the man to be forced into treason to his family, but the impossibility of the position at home made his foreign ambitions more feasible.
John on his part was glad to support the kings government; during four years he exercised his influence in favor of pacification at home, and abroad was chiefly responsible for the conclusion of a truce with France.
John was neither a great soldier nor a statesman, but he was a chivalrous knight and loyal to what he believed were the interests of his family.
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 John of Gaunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John of Gaunt was Edward III’s fourth and favorite son, brother of the Black Prince, father of two Queens and the ancestor of the dynasties of Portugal and Spain, and the Stuarts, Tudors, and the Georges.
John was a key figure in most major developments during the latter part of the fourteenth century, involved in important and dramatic events both in England and Europe and, in his capacity as a soldier, statesman, and diplomat he appears as one of the dominant figures of his time.
John was born on March 4, 1340, in Ghent (hence Gaunt) in the city of Flanders, England at a turning point in the social and cultural expansion of Europe and England.
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 John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (June 24, 1340 February 3, 1399), the third surviving son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault, gained his name, John of Gaunt, because he was born at Ghent in 1340.
Only John of Gaunt, on his return to England, was able to bring about a compromise between the Lords Appellant and King Richard, ushering in a period of stability and relative harmony.
John of Gaunt's legitimate son from his first marriage, Henry Bolingbroke, proved less of a diplomat than his father, and Richard II banished him from the kingdom in 1398.
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 John of Gaunt
John, by the grace of God, King of Castille and Leon, Duke of Lancaster and Aquitaine, Earl of Derby, Lincoln and Leicester, Lord of Beaufort and Nogent, of Bergerac and Roche-sur-Yon, Seneschal of England and Constable of Chester
John returned in 1389 to be honored by Richard with the Duchy of Aquitaine, and to begin a new period of diplomatic (and occasionally other) action in England, Scotland and France.
John of Gaunt, staunch believer in the legitimate passage of monarchy, would never know that he had bred a usurper: his son would soon claim the throne as Henry IV of England.
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 Encyclopedia: John of Gaunt
John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (June 24, 1340 - February 3, 1399), the third surviving son of King Edward III of England, gained his name because he was born at Ghent in 1340.
John became a fabulously wealthy prince who maintained a household organised along the lines of a royal household, as well as vast estates across England and France and thirty castles.
When King Edward III died (1377) and John's nephew, the nine-year-old Richard II of England, succeeded to the throne, Gaunt's influence strengthened further, but mistrust remained and some suspected him of wanting to seize the throne for himself.
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 John O'Gaunt Golf Club, Sandy, Beds.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John O'Gaunt has to be one of the premier private Golf Clubs in southern England.
The John O'Gaunt course is a magnificent example of parkland golf and undoubtedly one of the finest in the country.
John O'Gaunt is a top quality golf course which has matured naturally over many years thus providing players with carpet-like fairways and true greens.
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 RoyaList Online - Royal Genealogy - John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John Plantagenet (eldest son of John of Gaunt and Blanche)
John Beaufort, Marquess of Somerset (son of John of Gaunt)
John of Gaunt was the richest man in Europe, apart from its monarchs, and he epitomized and surpassed the ideals of the late Middle Ages.
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 John o' Gaunt
John o' Gaunt, a bred-in-the-purple son of English Triple Crown winner Isinglass and the triple-classic winning mare La Fleche, won just one race, due in part to his poor conformation, in part to ill-luck and the dubious distinction of having an amateur jockey, and in part, maybe, to a thunderstorm on his Derby day.
John o' Gaunt's dam was the champion three year old filly La Fleche, winner of the One Thousand Guineas, the Oaks, the St. Leger, and other important races.
John o' Gaunt's son, HARRY OF HEREFORD (1910), was a brother to Swynford, but unlike him, was a non-winner.
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 John of Gaunt - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about John of Gaunt
He was called John of Gaunt because he was born in Ghent, Flanders.
In 1359 he married Blanche, daughter of Henry, Duke of Lancaster (died 1361), whose title passed to John of Gaunt in 1362;; their son became Henry IV of England.
John of Gaunt assumed the title of King of Castile in 1372, but his efforts to establish his claim against his rival, Henry of Trastamare, proved unsuccessful; in 1387 he renounced all claims in favour of his daughter Catherine, who married Henry III of Castile (1379–1406) in 1393.
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 John of Gaunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, wasthe fourth son of King Edward III of England and is socalled because he was born at Ghent in 1340.
When his father died and was succeeded by John's nephew, the youthful Richard II of England, Gaunt's position was strengthened stillfurther, but some unwise decisions and actions caused Richard, and some of the common people, to distrust him, which is why his Savoy Palace was destroyed by rioters during the Peasants' Revolt of 1381.
John of Gaunt's legitimate son from his first marriage, Henry Bolingbroke, was less of a diplomat than his father, and wasbanished from the kingdom by Richard II in 1398.
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 John of Gaunt
Although John of Gaunt had been engaged in warlike enterprises from his earliest years, yet his martial achievements did not increase the lustre of British glory or secure for himself the character of a great commander.
John continued to govern the Kingdom during the minority of his nephew, Richard II, by whom, in 1389, he was created Duke of Aquitaine.
On the 3rd February 1399, John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, died at the Bishop of Ely's Palace in Holborn.
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 JOHN OF GAUNT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John of Gaunt (* 1340 in Gent; † 1399) war erster Herzog von Lancaster und vierter Sohn von König Eduard III.
Nach Blanches Tod 1369 heiratete John Konstanze von Kastilien, die Tochter von König Peter dem Grausamen, was ihm einen Anspruch auf das Königreich von Kastilien einbrachte; allerdings konnte diesen Anspruch nicht erfolgreich durchsetzen.
Als John of Gaunt 1399 starb, wurden seine Ländereien der Krone zugesprochen, was Bolingbroke dazu veranlasste, zurückzukehren und den unbeliebten Richard abzusetzen.
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 John of Gaunt. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
John of Gaunt finally agreed to peace in 1388, transferred his claims to his daughter by Constance of Castile, and married her to the future Henry III of Castile.
He returned to England in 1389, was made duke of Aquitaine, and helped to restore peace between Richard II and the hostile barons led by Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester.
In 1396, John of Gaunt married Catherine Swynford, many years his mistress, and had his children by her, under the name of Beaufort, declared legitimate.
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 John of Gaunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John of Gaunt was part of the 'Lancastrian Line' whilst his brother Edmund of Langley 1st Duke of York was the progenitor of the Yorkists.
John Montague, a contemporary in the King's Court was part of the literati of the Court of Edward III and Richard II.
John is believed to be the writer of some of the early "Robin Hood" ballads.
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 John of Gaunt - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (June 24,1340 - February 3,1399), was the fourth son of King Edward III of England and is so called because he was born at Ghent in 1340.
When his father died and was succeeded by John's nephew, the youthful Richard II of England, Gaunt's position was strengthened still further, but some unwise decisions and actions caused Richard, and some of the common people, to distrust him, which is why his Savoy Palace was destroyed by rioters during the Peasants' Revolt of 1381.
There is a pub called The John O'Gaunt in Lancaster city centre, noted for its live jazz music and large collection of whiskies, in addition to an administrative ward on the city council bearing the name.
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 John of Gaunt
John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (June 24,1340 - February 3,1399), was the third surviving son of King Edward III of England and is so called because he was born at Ghent in 1340.
Gaunt was a fabulously wealthy prince who maintained a household organised along the lines of a royal household, as well as vast estates across England and France and thirty castles.
When King Edward III died and was succeeded by John's nephew, the nine-year-old Richard II of England, Gaunt's influence was strengthened further, but mistrust remained and some suspected him of wanting to seize the throne for himself.
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 johngaunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She was John's third wife and was Duchess of Lancaster for three years from January 1396 to February 1399 when John and died at Leicester Castle.
John and Edward, the Black Prince were entering into war in Castile with King Pedro against his brother Henry of Trastamere, who had usurped the throne.
However it may have been because John had arranged for Katharine to travel to Bordeaux as one of the group of women picked to attend the Infanta Costanza (Constance) of Castile who was to be John's second wife.
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 John of Gaunt
Descendants of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster
EAUFORT, JOHN OF was born 1621 in Boxley, Kent, England, and died in Boxley, Gloucester Co., Virginia.
EAUFORT, JOHN OF was born 1652 in Boxley, Cloucester County, Virginia, and died 1708 in Upton Plantation, Gloucester County, Va..
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 I1396: John Of Gaunt Duke Of Lancaster (24 JUN 1340 - 3 Feb 1398/1399)
Spouses of John Of Gaunt Duke Of Lancaster
Descendants of John Of Gaunt Duke Of Lancaster and Constance Of Castile
Descendants of John Of Gaunt Duke Of Lancaster and Katherine Swynford
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 John of Gaunt
Lancaster, John of Gaunt, duke of - Lancaster, John of Gaunt, duke of: see John of Gaunt.
John I, Spanish king of Castile and León - John I, 1358–90, Spanish king of Castile and León (1379–90), son and successor...
Henry IV, king of England - Henry IV, 1367–1413, king of England (1399–1413), eldest son of John of Gaunt and...
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 John Gaunt And Partners : Licensing Reform
John Gaunt and Partners is a niche Licensing Practice, which has established a pre-eminent reputation nationally.
The John Gaunt and Partners client base is both national and local, ranging from some of the most important and familiar operators in the leisure industry to small companies and individual entrepreneurs.
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 John of Gaunt Biography / Biography of John of Gaunt Biography Biography
The English soldier-statesman John of Gaunt (1340-1399), 5th Duke of Lancaster, played an active part in military and political affairs.
Born in March 1340, John of Gaunt was the fourth son of Edward III and received his name from his birthplace, Ghent.
The standard biography of John of Gaunt is Sydney Armitage-Smith, John of Gaunt (1905; repr.
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 John of Gaunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When father died and was succeeded by John's the youthful Richard II of England Gaunt's position was strengthened still further some unwise decisions and actions caused Richard some of the common people to distrust which is why his Savoy Palace was destroyed by rioters during the Peasants' Revolt of 1381.
John of Gaunt's legitimate son from his marriage Henry Bolingbroke was less of a than his father and was banished from kingdom by Richard II in 1398.
There is a pub called The John O'Gaunt in Lancaster city centre noted for its live jazz music in addition to an administrative ward on the city council bearing the
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 Berkshire History: Biographies: John of Gaunt (1340-1399)
This prince, the fourth son of King Edward III and Queen Philippa, was born at Ghent (or Gaunt) in Flanders, in 1340.
John Beaufort, Earl of Somerset and Marquis of Dorset, KG Henry Beaufort, Bishop of Lincoln, afterwards of Winchester, and, at length, Cardinal and Chancellor of England
Thomas Beaufort, Duke of Exeter, KG Joan Beaufort, married, firstly, to Sir Robert Ferrers of Worn and Oversley; and, secondly, to Ralph Neville, Earl of Westmorland.
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