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  1. John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (6 March 1340 – 3 February 1399) was an English royal prince, military leader, and statesman. He was the fourth son of King Edward III of England, and the father of King Henry IV.

  2. Mar 15, 2024 · John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, 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. Learn more about his life.

  3. 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 ...

  4. Dec 3, 2021 · Here are 10 facts about the royal ancestor, John of Gaunt. 1. Gaunt is an anglicisation of Ghent. John of Gaunt was born in the abbey of Saint Bavo in Ghent, modern-day Belgium, on 6 March 1340, while his father, who had claimed the throne of France in 1337, was seeking allies against the French among the dukes and counts of the Low Countries.

  5. 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.

  6. John of Gaunt, also known as John of Lancaster, was one of the most prominent figures of 14th-century England, renowned for his political influence, military prowess, and dynastic ambitions. Born on March 6, 1340, John was the third surviving son of King Edward III and Philippa of Hainault.

  7. John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (6 March 1340 – 3 February 1399) was an English royal prince, military leader, and statesman. He was the fourth son of King Edward III of England, and the father of King Henry IV. Because of Gaunt's royal origin, advantageous marriages, and some generous land grants, he was one of the richest men of his era ...

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