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 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 the Prince of Wales. Edward of Woodstock (aka The Black Prince) was the first English Prince of Wales, he died a year before his father, Richard III, therefor never becoming King of England.
My Great Grandfather - 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
For the Sake of a Crown – the Marriage of John of Gaunt and Constance (Constanza) of Castile Their son John IMAGE: The surrender of Santiago de Compostela to John of Gaunt; Constance of Castile is the lady on horseback
Tomb of John of Gaunt and his first wife Blanche of Lancaster from a 1641 engraving. John of Gaunt died in February, 1399 at Leicester Castle and was buried at Old Saint Paul's Cathedral in London. His tomb was destroyed during Great Fire of London of