Henry of Grosmont, Earl of Derby, 1 Duke of Lancaster (1310-1361).- A partir de 1346, au début de la guerre de Cent Ans, le comte de Derby, anglais au service du roi Edouard III, parti de Bordeaux avec son armée de plus de 6000 hommes, s'emparait des villes d'Aulnay, de Surgères, de Benon, de St-jean-d'Angely en Saintonge avant de conquérir le Poitou. Son avancée effrayait tout le pays, se faisant sans grande résistance des places fortes.
Richard II, Isabella, and King Charles VI of France, Isabella's father. Richard was 22 to Isabella's mere 6 years. The marriage was political, but Richard also had personal reasons for marrying a child. He was still in love with his dead first wife and wanted to end the nagging of his advisers to take a new wife and sire children. He never consummated the marriage with Isabella and acted more like a big brother to her until he was deposed by Henry VI.
King of England from April to June 1483, who was deposed and possibly murdered by King Richard III. The eldest surviving son of King Edward IV and Queen Elizabeth (Woodville), Edward was born at Westminster Abbey.
Catherine of Lancaster (31 March 1373 – 1418) was Queen of Castile as the wife of King Henry III of Castile. Queen Catherine was the daughter of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, and his second wife, Constance of Castile (the daughter and heir of King Peter of Castile, who died at the hands of his half brother Henry II). She was born in Hertford Castle, her father's chief country home, on 31 March 1373. Catherine became Queen of Castile through her marriage to Henry III.
Henry lll (1207-1272) • His Royal Motto was qui non dat quod habet non accipit ille quod optat (He who does not give what he has, does not receive what he wants). • His favourite wine was made with the Loire Valley red wine grape Pineau d'Aunis which Henry first introduced to England in the thirteenth century.
Thomas Plantagenet 'Woodstock' 1355–1397 BIRTH 1355 JAN 07 • Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England DEATH 1397 SEP 08 • Calais, Pas De Calais, France 20th great-grandfather. Burial: Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Greater London, England (Eddy Family) Wife: Eleanor Bohun
Blanche of England, LG (spring 1392 – 22 May 1409), also known as Blanche of Lancaster, was a member of the House of Lancaster, the daughter of King Henry IV of England by his first wife Mary de Bohun.