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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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Katherine Swynford : the history of a medieval mistress
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

Rot, Katherine de

Swynford, Catherine 1350?-1403

Swynford, Katherine 1350?-1403

Swynford, Katherine ca.1350-1403

Mistress of the monarchy : the life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of LancasterKatherine Swynford : the story of John of Gaunt and his scandalous duchessKatherine [a novel]Katherine Swynford : the history of a medieval mistressChaucer's triumph : including the case of Cecilia Chaumpaigne, the seduction of Katherine Swynford, the murder of her husband, the interment of John of Gaunt and other offices of the flesh in the year 1399Katherine SwynfordKatherine a novel : the classic love story of Medieval England