Person:Blanche of Lancaster (1)

Blanche of Lancaster
b.3 Jan 1345 Lancashire, England
Facts and Events
Name Blanche of Lancaster
Alt Name Blanche Grosmont Of Lancaster
Alt Name Blanche of Lancaster , Countess of Derby
Gender Female
Birth[12] 3 Jan 1345 Lancashire, England
Alt Birth[1][11] 25 Mar 1345
Cause of Death? Plague
Other? KINSHIP: 2nd and youngest daughter and coheiress {eventually sole heiress}.
Other? KINSHIP: Younger sister and heir to Maud "of Lancaster", Duchess of Bavaria, 1362.
Other? KINSHIP: 3rd cousin of husband.
Other? TITLES: (Suo Jure) Countess of Derby: 'The Complete Peerage', vol. 4 p. 204.
Property? Pontefract, Yorkshire, EnglandReceived Pontefract
Property? Lancashire, EnglandReceived lands in Lancashire
Property? Cheshire, EnglandReceived lands in Cheshire
Marriage 19 May 1359 Reading Abbey, Reading, Berkshire, Englandto John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster
Death[1][2][3][11] 12 Sep 1369 Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire, EnglandBolingbroke Castle
Burial[3][13] London, London, EnglandSt Paul's Cathedral


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Blanche of Lancaster, Duchess of Lancaster (25 March 1345 – 12 September 1368) was an English noblewoman and heiress, daughter of England's wealthiest and most powerful peer, Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster. She was the first wife of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, and the mother of King Henry IV of England.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Blanche of Lancaster, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis; Walter Lee Sheppard; and David Faris. Ancestral roots of certain American colonists, who came to America before 1700: the lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and some of their descendants. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 7th Edition c1992), p. 3 line 1:31, p. 49 line 47C:32.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004), p. 204 LANCASTER:11.
  4.   Weis, Frederick Lewis; Walter Lee Sheppard; and David Faris. Ancestral roots of certain American colonists, who came to America before 1700: the lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and some of their descendants. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 7th Edition c1992), p. 3 line 1:31, p. 4 line 1A:31, p. 172 line 207:36.
  5.   Weis, Frederick Lewis, and Walter Lee Sheppard. The Magna Charta sureties, 1215: the barons named in the Magna Charta, 1215 and some of their descendants who settled in America. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., Unknown edition (1955-1999)), p. 41 line 31:10.
  6.   Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004), p. 14 BEAUFORT:11, p. 204 LANCASTER:12.ii, 11, p. 286 PLANTAGENET:12.iv.
  7.   Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004), p. xxix.
  8.   Armitage-Smith, Sydney Armitage. John of Gaunt, king of Castile and Leon, duke of Aquitaine and Lancaster, earl of Derby, Lincoln and Leicester, seneschal of England. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1992).

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  9.   Blanche of Lancaster, Countess of Derby, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  10.   Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), Volume 4 page 204.
  11. 11.0 11.1 BLANCHE of Lancaster, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  12. Date Conflict, Listed as "25 Mar 1345" in 'Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists', 2nd ed. p. 204 LANCASTER:11; listed as "born about 1341 (age 20 in 1361)" in 'Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families', p. 428 LANCASTER:8.
  13. Listed as "31 Sep 1369" in 'Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists', 7th ed. p. 3 line 1:31 and 'The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215', 5th ed. p. 190 line 161:17, (no such day as 31 Sep).