Katherine Swynford: The Story of John of Gaunt and His Scandalous Duchess

Author(s): Alison Weir

Date: Format: EPUB Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 0345453247
Pages: OCR: Quality: ISBN13:
Uploader: Upload Date: 3/9/2019 7:49:11 PM

The first full-length biography of an atypical love affair between one of the crucial essential males of English History and a totally fashionable lady.

Katherine Swynford used to be first the mistress, and later the spouse, of John of Gaunt, the Duke of Lancaster. Her charismatic lover used to be one of the crucial tough princes of the fourteenth century and Katherine used to be famend for her attractiveness and thought to be enigmatic, intriguing or even unhealthy via a few of her contemporaries.

In this spectacular guide, Alison Weir has triumphantly rescued Katherine from the footnotes of historical past, highlighting her key dynastic place inside the English monarchy. She used to be the mummy of the Beaufort, then the ancestress of the Yorkist kings, the Tudors, the Stuarts and each different sovereign since – a prodigious legacy that has formed the historical past of Britain.

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