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Blanche of Lancaster
Birth: Mar. 25, 1345
Lincolnshire, England
Death: Sep. 30, 1369
Staffordshire, 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)
  Prince John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster Plantagenet (1340 - 1399)*
  Philippa of Lancaster (1360 - 1415)*
  Elizabeth Lancaster (1363 - 1425)*
   Henry IV (1367 - 1413)*
  Maud of Lancaster (1339 - 1362)*
  Blanche of Lancaster (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
Find A Grave Memorial# 8043645
Blanche of Lancaster
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- PamKH
 Added: May. 14, 2017
16th grandmother rest in peace dear Lady
- Lynne Hutton
 Added: May. 13, 2017

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