John of Gaunt


John of Gaunt
(Duke of Lancaster)
1340-99, English soldier and statesman: fourth son of Edward III; founder of the royal house of Lancaster (father of Henry IV of England).

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  • John of Gaunt — (1340 99) an English politician, son of Edward III, who acted as head of government until Richard II was old enough to rule …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • John of Gaunt — [gônt] Duke of Lancaster 1340 99; founder of the house of Lancaster: son of Edward III …   English World dictionary

  • John of Gaunt — (duke of Lancaster) (1340–1399)    John of Gaunt, so called after the mispronunciation of his birthplace, Ghent, was born in 1340 as the fourth son of King Edward III and Queen Philippa of England. As an infant Gaunt was declared earl of Richmond …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • John of Gaunt — noun the fourth son of Edward III who was the effective ruler of England during the close of his father s reign and during the minority of Richard II; his son was Henry Bolingbroke (1340 1399) • Syn: ↑Duke of Lancaster • Instance Hypernyms: ↑duke …   Useful english dictionary

  • John O'Gaunt — The John O Gaunt was an English automobile manufactured in Lancaster from 1901 until 1904. Built by William Atkinson Sons, the 4 hp vehicle was made to meet the requirements of people who do not require a high priced car .ReferencesDavid Burgess… …   Wikipedia

  • John of Gaunt — biographical name 1340 1399 Duke of Lancaster; son of Edward III of England …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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