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

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: 
 Parents:
  Henry of Lancaster (1310 - 1361)
  Isabel de Beaumont (____ - 1361)
 
 Spouse:
  John 1st Duke of Lancaster Plantagenet (1340 - 1399)*
 
 Children:
   Philippa of Lancaster (1360 - 1415)*
  Elizabeth Lancaster (1363 - 1425)*
  Henry Plantagenet-Lancaster (1367 - 1413)*
 
 Sibling:
  Maud of Lancaster (1339 - 1362)*
  Blanche Plantagenet (1345 - 1369)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Paul's Cathedral
London
City of London
Greater London, England
 
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Originally Created by: girlofcelje (inactive)
Record added: Oct 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8043645
Blanche Plantagenet
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Blanche Plantagenet
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RIP
- Doris Sarringar
 Added: Jun. 30, 2014
my 18th Great Grandmother
- Anthony Hyland
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014
In loving memory of my 20th Great Grandmother
- Melinda Wilson
 Added: Jun. 3, 2014
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