JOHN GAUNT KATHERINE SWYNFORD MOVIE

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From January John assumed the title King of Castile and Leon, by right of his wife, although he was never able to consolidate his position. Katherine appeals to us because she managed to captivate a royal prince for thirty years. Katherine, Anya Seton vs. Thanks for pointing it out. I know more about medieval history now, as I read widely after my imagination was fired by Anya Seton, John of Gaunt would be the person I would want to meet if you could time travel….. Fascinating stuff Like Like. It is definitely a film, or better still, a television series waiting to happen. Philippa joined the household of Elizabeth de Burgh, wife of Lionel of Antwerp, where she met her future husband, the literary giant of the age, Geoffrey Chaucer.

Thanks for pointing it out. And reread it shortly afterwards. One could argue the span of time covered within the novel, several decades, is too large to adequately depict in two hours. Previous Article Book Corner: Jonathan Rhys-whatsisname was ridiculous! Best wishes, Sharon Like Like. I liked both of these books, but it’s true that the Alison Weir book was a huge hit. I think that there is a great deal of potential for further exploration of Katherine and John’s story.

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What makes Katherine Swynford such an intriguing subject?

The History of a Medieval Mistress. Thanks for the recommendation. At Lincoln Cathedral, in January and a quarter of a century after the start of their relationship, John of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford were married. No problem it was a wonderful and interesting article!

Such a fascinating and kaherine web of relationships with enormously far-reaching consequences.

The latter is the only biography I have ever read twice. Out of titles, Katherine by Anya Seton was I first read the book in the late 70s in high school wow, did I just admit to my age?

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What makes Katherine Swynford such an intriguing subject?

I will have another look, see if I can find anything more specific and detailed and edit if needs be. This is so interesting. Long my she continue to do so. Dwynford January John assumed the title King of Castile and Leon, by right of his wife, although he was never able to consolidate his position.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Oh John of Gaunt — why did you have to die?! Log in to post comments. Your email address will not be published. And is it not true to say that we like our heroes and heroines to be flawed, because we like to see the possibility of some redemption.

Sharon Like Liked by 1 person. They were powerful people, frightening people at times, but they were also people who lived and loved and grieved together.

That’s very exciting — they had a lot of kids and their descendants got around but that is such an awesome thing to find out. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I agree — really interesting man, probably the greatest kathfrine we never had.

With great success we are all true romantics and admires of John of Gaunt. A hurried drawing by William Dugdale records gaun appearance. Employed as governess to the Lancaster daughters, Katherine embarked on a love affair with Duke John of Lancaster, third surviving son of Edward III, a liaison that lasted for almost thirty years, until ultimately marriage swyndord the Duke restored her respectability and made her a Duchess.

I found your post when I was googling a question about Seton’s Katherine. I did the math. A charismatic character, John of Gaunt made as many enemies as friends, but who can resist a royal prince, powerful, proud, rich and forceful even if mkvie arrogance sometimes makes us uncomfortable? Thank you so much Wendy.

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Hi, it was done in 2 steps. Richard Armitage — now there’s a stunning picture to conjure with and I totally agree.

Katherine became attached to the household of John of Gaunt as governess to his daughters Philippa of Lancaster and Elizabeth of Lancaster. However, Alison Weir argues that Philippa was the junior and that both were children of a second marriage. Perhaps this is why Katherine and her lover have remained so vivid throughout history. Thank you so much for the above piece. She was probably born in Hainaut in or Becoming a young bride to Sir Hugh Swynford, a knight in the employ of the Duke of Lancaster, Katherine was soon widowed, left to raise three children.

I’ve never had the courage, however, to put Katherine in one of my books, even in a walk-on role. I know more about medieval history now, as I read widely after my imagination was fired by Anya Seton, John of Gaunt would be the person I would want to meet if you could time travel….

Katherine trundled on alone but when Constance died, John of Gaunt waited a short but tactful amount of time and married Katherine.