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Katherine de Roet-Swynford (c.1350-1403), mistress & eventual 3rd wife of Plantagenet Prince John of Gaunt (and as such, Duchess of Lancaster), ancestress of the Tudor line.

HIGH COLLAR -- Katherine de Roet-Swynford mistress & eventual wife of Plantagenet Prince John of Gaunt (and as such, Duchess of Lancaster), ancestress of the Tudor line.

15th c. Sarum Use Book of Hours - Katherine Swynford, a royal mistress who became one of the most crucial figures in the history of Great Britain. Born in the mid-fourteenth century, Katherine de Roët was only twelve when she married Hugh Swynford, an impoverished knight. But her story had truly begun two years earlier, when she was appointed governess to the household of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster and fourth son of King Edward III.

Sarum Use Book of Hours - Katherine Swynford; via her longtime relationship with and marriage to John of Gaunt, Katherine became ancestress of the Beaufort (and ultimately the Tudor) line.

Cecily Neville Plantagenet.  Mother of King Edward IV, my 16X great grandmother.

Daughter of Sir Ralph de Neville, Earl of Westmorland and Joan de Beaufort. Granddaughter of Sir John de Neville and.

Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort to Edward III of England (1312-1377, ruled 1327-1377).  Married January 24, 1328. Coronation March 4, 1330.  Children: Edward, Prince of Wales,  Black Prince; Isabella married Enguerrand VII of Coucy; Lady Joan, died of Black Death; Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Clarence; John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster; Edmund of Langley, Duke of York Mary of Waltham, married John V of Brittany Margaret, married  Earl of Pembroke; Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester

Our great grandmother, Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort to Edward III of England ruled

Mary de Bohun (c. 1368 – 4 June 1394) was the daughter of Humphrey de Bohun,7th Earl of Hereford, and Joan Fitzalan (1347/48–1419),the daughter of Richard FitzAlan,10th Earl of Arundel and Eleanor of Lancaster.She married Henry Bolingbroke,future King Henry IV of England,but at the time of this, his first marriage,he was not in direct line of succession to the throne. Mary was never queen, as she died before Henry came to the throne.

Mary de Bohun, first wife of Henry Bolingbroke; She bore Henry six children, but died in childbirth prior to husband's ascension.

Henry 'Bolingbroke' was the son of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. Bolingbroke didn't make it a secret that he thought Richard II was a lousy king and unfit to rule. Richard banished him, and then stole his inheritance (and his title) when Gaunt died. Henry returned to claim his estates, saying that he just wanted back what was rightfully his. But he quite quickly changed his story -- he wanted to be king. He deposed Richard II and became Henry IV.

King Henry IV – Plantagenet Of Lancaster Born: April 1366 at Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire Parents: John of Gaunt and Blanche of Lancaster House of: Lancaster

NOT "Anne Plantagenet, Anne of York (November 2, 1475 - November 23, 1511) was the seventh child and fifth daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville...My 10th gr-grandmother."  Actually, this is Queen Anne (Stuart) of Great Britain, not anybody's great grandmother, sadly for her.

"Anne Plantagenet, Anne of York (November 1475 - November was the seventh child and fifth daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville.My gr-grandmother." This is Queen Anne (Stuart) of Great Britain, not anybody's great grandmother, sadly for her.

The Marriage of Catherine of Valois and Henry V of England,det.

Reinette: Valois Princesses- The Marriage of Catherine of Valois and Henry V of England in

On October 18th, in 1541, Margaret Tudor died of a severe stroke at Methven Castle, in Perthshire.

Margaret Tudor, Queen Consort of Scotland, daughter of Henry VII, sister of Henry VIII, grandmother of Mary Queen of Scots. My GGM.

Katherine Swynford, wife of John of Gaunt 1st Duke of Lancaster, my 22nd great grandmother.

Katherine Swynford, wife of John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster. My g-grandmother.

The Princess and the Gene Pool: The Plantagenet rebel who held the secret to Richard III’s DNA

Very compelling story. The Princess and the Gene Pool: The Plantagenet rebel who held the secret to Richard III’s DNA

Henry II, founder of the Plantagenet empire.

Henry II, founder of the Plantagenet empire is buried at Fontevraud Abbey, France.

Katherine with her broken wheel symbol

Ancestors for the mitochondrial DNA of Richard III Niall C. O’Brien Introduction The work carried out at the University of .

Princess Elizabeth (Plantagenet) Bohun was the daughter of King Edward I of England and Eleanor of Castile. Rhuddlan Castle (Welsh: Castell Rhuddlan) is a castle located in Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, Wales. It was erected by Edward I in 1277 following the First Welsh War. Elizabeth the eighth daughter of Edward I was born at Rhuddlan in 1282, the same year work at the castle was completed.

The Definitive Ranking Of The 11 Most Badass Queens In History

Queen Elizabeth Woodville (c. 1437 – 8 June Wife of Edward IV, mother of Elizabeth of York, Henry VIII's grandmother.

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