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Blanche Plantagenet
Birth: Mar. 25, 1345, England
Death: Sep. 30, 1369
Lincolnshire, England

English nobility, the daughter of Henry of Grosmont, Duke of Lancaster and Isabel Beaumont. Some sources say she was born March 25, 1345. She married John of Gaunt on May 19, 1359 at Reading. The couple had seven children, including the future King Henry IV and Philippa, Queen of Portugal. Blanche died of plague at Bolingbroke Castle at the age of 29. Geoffrey Chaucer's original poem "The Book of the Duchess" was written as a eulogy for Blanche. (bio by: Kristen Conrad) 
Family links: 
  Henry of Lancaster (1310 - 1361)
  Isabel de Beaumont (____ - 1361)
  John Duke of Lancaster Plantagenet (1340 - 1399)*
   Philippa of Lancaster (1360 - 1415)*
  Elizabeth Lancaster (1363 - 1425)*
  Henry Plantagenet-Lancaster (1367 - 1413)*
  Maud of Lancaster (1339 - 1362)*
  Blanche Plantagenet (1345 - 1369)
*Calculated relationship
Saint Paul's Cathedral
City of London
Greater London, England
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Originally Created by: girlofcelje
Record added: Oct 30, 2003
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Blanche Plantagenet
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Blanche Plantagenet
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- Rosenix
 Added: Jul. 22, 2015
You died so young!! I wish there was more written about you by historians.
- Margie Bizer
 Added: Jul. 20, 2015

- quebecoise
 Added: May. 30, 2015
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