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People/Characters: John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster

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All the Countries We've Ever Invaded And the Few We Never Got Round To by Stuart Laycock
Bosworth Field and the Wars of the Roses by A. L. Rowse
A Brief History of Britain 1066 - 1485 by Nicholas Vincent
A Brief History of Medieval Warfare by Peter Reid
Chaucer and His England by G. G. Coulton
Chaucer: 1340-1400: The Life and Times of the First English Poet by Richard West
Chaucer: His Life, His Works, His World by Donald R. Howard
Critical Essays on Chaucer's " Troilus and Criseyde" and His Major Early Poems by C. David Benson
Crown and Nobility: England 1272-1461 by Anthony Tuck
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W. Tuchman
Divided Houses by Jonathan Sumption
Dream Visions and Other Poems [Norton Critical Edition] by Geoffrey Chaucer
The Early Stewart Kings: Robert II and Robert III, 1371-1406 by Stephen Boardman
England in the Age of Chaucer by William Woods
England in the Late Middle Ages by A. R. Myers
England in the Later Middle Ages: A Political History by M.H. Keen
The English Nobility in the Late Middle Ages: The Fourteenth-Century Political Community by Chris Given-Wilson
The Fears of Henry IV: The Life of England's Self-Made King by Ian Mortimer
The Gawain Quest: A Medieval Mystery by Jay Margrave
A Great and Glorious Adventure: A History of the Hundred Years War and the Birth of Renaissance England by Gordon Corrigan
Great Tales from English History Omnibus by Robert Lacey
Harry of Monmouth by A. M. Maughan
Henry IV by Chris Given-Wilson
Henry IV of England by J.L. Kirby
The Hundred Years War by Robin Neillands
The Hundred Years War by Edouard Perroy
John of Gaunt, King of Castile and Leon, Duke of Aquitaine and Lancaster, Earl of Derby, Lincoln, and Leicester, Senesch by Sydney Armitage Armitage-Smith
John of Gaunt: The Exercise of Princely Power in Fourteenth-Century Europe by Anthony Goodman
Katherine by Anya Seton
Katherine Swynford by Anthony Goodman
Katherine Swynford: The History of a Medieval Mistress by Jeannette Lucraft
King Edward III by Michael Packe
King Richard II by Bryan Bevan
Lady of the Sun: The Life and Times of Alice Perrers by F. George Kay
The Last Knight: The Twilight of the Middle Ages and the Birth of the Modern Era by Norman F. Cantor
The Later Middle Ages in England, 1216-1485 by B. Wilkinson
The Life and Times of Chaucer by John Gardner
Life of Geoffrey Chaucer the early English poet: including memoirs of his near friend and kinsman, John of Gaunt, Duke o by William Godwin
The Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Critical Biography by Derek Pearsall
A Medieval Miscellany by Judith Herrin
The Medieval World I: Kingdoms, Empires, and War, 7 Cds [Complete & Unabridged Audio Work] by Thomas F. Madden
Mistress of the Monarchy: The Life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster by Alison Weir
A New Introduction to Chaucer (Longman Medieval and Renaissance Library) by Derek Brewer
Passage to Pontefract by Jean Plaidy
The Personality of Chaucer by Edward Wagenknecht
Pilgrimages: The Great Adventure of the Middle Ages by John Ure
The Plantagenets: The Kings That Made Britain by Derek Wilson
The Poet Chaucer by Nevill Coghill
The Reign of Edward III by W. M. Ormrod
Richard : The Young King To Be by Josephine Wilkinson
Richard II by William Shakespeare
Richard of Bordeaux by Gordon Daviot
Royalty for Commoners: The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa by Roderick W. Stuart
Serpent in the Thorns by Jeri Westerson
Summer of Blood: The Peasants' Revolt of 1381 by Dan Jones
Ten Weeks that Changed England Forever by Cassandra Clark
The Three Edwards: War and State in England 1272-1377 by Michael Prestwich
The Three Richards: Richard I, Richard II and Richard III by Nigel Saul
The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by Ian Mortimer
Uneasy Lies the Crown : A Novel of Owain Glyndwr by N Gemini Sasson
The World of Chaucer by Derek Brewer

Character description

John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, KG (6 March 1340 – 3 February 1399) was a member of the House of Plantagenet, the third of four surviving sons 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. When he became unpopular later in life, scurrilous rumours and lampoons circulated that he was actually the son of a Ghent butcher, perhaps because Edward III was not present at the birth. This story always drove him to fury.

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