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  1. Blanche of Lancaster (25 March 1342 – 12 September 1368) was a member of the English royal House of Plantagenet and the daughter of the kingdom's wealthiest and most powerful peer, Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster. She was the first wife of John of Gaunt, the mother of King Henry IV, and the grandmother of King Henry V of England.

  2. Nov 28, 2017 · Blanche of Lancaster Memorial Birth: Mar. 25, 1345 Lincolnshire, England Death: Sep. 30, 1369 Staffordshire, England English nobility, the daughter of Henry of Grosmont, Duke of Lancaster and Isabel Beaumont. Some sources say she was born March 25, 1345. She married John of Gaunt on May 19, 1359 at Reading.

  3. Born at Peterborough Castle (now in Cambridgeshire), Blanche was the sixth of the seven children born during the marriage of Henry of Lancaster and his wife Mary de Bohun. At the time of her birth, Henry was only Earl of Derby and, thanks to his marriage, Earl of Northampton and Earl of Hereford ; as the only surviving son of John of Gaunt and Blanche of Lancaster , he was the heir of the Duchy of Lancaster .

  4. Aug 8, 2015 · Blanche of Lancaster is one of those ladies of history more famous because of her children and the antics of her husband. Blanche’s life was pitifully short, but her legacy would see the unravelling of peace in the fifteenth century, and the decades of civil war called the Wars of the Roses. Blanche of Lancaster was born around 25th March 1345, at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire.

  5. Blanche of Lancaster, Baroness Wake of Liddell (c. 1305-c. 1380) was an English noblewoman. She was the eldest daughter of Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster and Maud Chaworth. Blanche was named after her grandmother, Blanche of Artois, who had ruled Navarre as regent.

  6. Blanche of Lancaster, the younger daughter of Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster, and his wife Isabel de Beaumont, was born at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire, her date of birth is not known with certainty but is thought to have been 25 March 1345. Blanche was named after her paternal great-grandmother, Blanche of Artois, who was a queen consort of Navarre.

  7. English nobility, the daughter of Henry of Grosmont, Duke of Lancaster and Isabel Beaumont. Some sources say she was born March 25, 1345. She married John of Gaunt on May 19, 1359 at Reading. The couple had seven children, including the future King Henry IV and Philippa, Queen of Portugal. Blanche died of plague at Bolingbroke Castle at the age of 29.

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