Biography of Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Timeline

On 25 Nov 1350 Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster was born to Giles "Payne" Roet.

In 1373 John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset was born to John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster.

In 1375 Cardinal Henry Beaufort was born to John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster at Château de Beaufort.

Around Jan 1377 Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter was born to John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster.

In 1379 Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland was born to John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster at Château de Beaufort.

On 13 Jan 1396 John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster were married at Lincoln Cathedral. Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster by marriage Duchess Lancaster (2C 1362).

On 03 Feb 1399 John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster died at Leicester Castle;Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster was by his side. He was buried at Old St Paul's Cathedral. Richard II King England witheld the future Henry IV's inheritance from him giving the future Henry IV reason to return to England to claim his lands and titles.

On 10 May 1403 Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster died.

After 10 May 1403 Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster was buried at Lincoln Cathedral.

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's marriage to Elizabeth of York sister of Edward IV King England.
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet who married Geoffrey Chaucer
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer and Philippa Roet.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Roet

Maternal Family Tree: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Ancestry

Father: Giles "Payne" Roet