John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (6 March 1340 – 3 February 1399) was an English-French royal prince, military leader, and statesman. He was the third surviving son of King Edward III of England , and the father of King Henry IV .
Oct 31, 2023 · John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, (born March 1340, Ghent—died February 3, 1399, London), English prince, fourth but third surviving son of the English king Edward III and Philippa of Hainaut; he exercised a moderating influence in the political and constitutional struggles of the reign of his nephew Richard II.
Apr 8, 2021 · John of Gaunt: key dates & facts. Born: March 1340, Abbey of Saint Bavon in Ghent. Died: 3 February 1399, Leicester, age 58. Parents: King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. Known for: Third surviving son of King Edward III, and a commander in the Hundred Years’ War. Following the death of his father, and his brother Edward the ...
Sep 9, 2023 · "John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, KG (6 March 1340 – 3 February 1399) was a member of the House of Plantagenet, the third surviving son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. He was called "John of Gaunt" because he was born in Ghent, then rendered in English as Gaunt.
John of Gaunt (John Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Aquitaine, 6 March 1340 – 3 February 1399) was a member of the House of Plantagenet, who ruled England for over 300 years.  Gaunt was the third surviving son of Edward III and Philippa of Hainault. He was the father of Henry IV. 
Dec 3, 2021 · John is very well-known as ‘John of Gaunt’ thanks to his appearance in Shakespeare ’s play about his nephew, Richard II. Helen Carr joins me today to discuss John of Gaunt: son of Edward III, younger brother to the Black Prince, uncle of Richard II and father of Henry IV.
May 17, 2018 · 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. He was created Earl of Richmond in September 1342.