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Katherine Duchess of Lancaster 1350?-1403

Works: 27 works in 80 publications in 2 languages and 5,559 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Classifications: DA237.S99, 942.037092
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Katherine Swynford : the history of a medieval mistress by Jeannette Lucraft( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Katherine Swynford - sexual temptress or powerful woman at the centre of the medieval court? This book unravels the many myths and legacies of this fascinating woman, to show her in a whole new life. Katherine was sister-in-law to Geoffrey Chaucer and governess to the daughters of Blanche of Lancaster and John of Gaunt. She also became John of Gaunt's mistress - a role that she maintained for 20 years - and had four illegitimate children by him, from one of whom Henry Tudor was descended. In a move surprising in the fourteeth century, John of Gaunt eventually married her, making her Duchess of
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Alternative Names
Catherine 1350?-1403 Duchess of Lancaster
Catherine, Duchess of Lancaster, 1350?-1403
Katharine 1350?-1403 Duchess of Lancaster
Katharine, Duchess of Lancaster, 1350?-1403
Katherine duchesse de Lancastre
Lancaster, Katherine 1350?-1403 Duchess of
Lancaster, Katherine, Duchess of, 1350?-1403
Roelt, Katherine 1350?-1403
Roet, Katherine 1350?-1403
Roët, Katherine de
Swynford, Catherine 1350?-1403
Swynford, Katherine 1350?-1403
Swynford, Katherine ca.1350-1403
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