Biography of Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

On 25 Nov 1350 Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403 was born to Giles "Payne" Roet 1310-1380


In 1373 John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 was born illegitimately to John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (32) and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403 (22)


In 1375 Cardinal Henry Beaufort 1375-1447 was born illegitimately to John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (34) and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403 (24) at Château de Beaufort


Around Jan 1377 Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426 was born illegitimately to John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (36) and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403 (26)


In 1379 Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 was born illegitimately to John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (38) and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403 (28) at Château de Beaufort


In 1380 Giles "Payne" Roet 1310-1380 died.He was buried at Old St Paul's Cathedral, Castle Baynard, City of London.


On 13 Jan 1396 John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (55) and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403 (45) were married at Lincoln Cathedral. Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403 (45) by marriage Duchess Lancaster (2C 1362).


Death of John of Gaunt

On 03 Feb 1399 John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (58) died at Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire. Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403 (48) was by his side. He was buried at Old St Paul's Cathedral, Castle Baynard, City of London. Richard II King England 1367-1400 (32) witheld the future Henry IV's (31) inheritance from him giving Henry (31) reason to return to England to claim his lands and titles.


On 10 May 1403 Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403 (52) died.She was buried in Lincoln Cathedral.


Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475.Arms from left to right ...
1 De la Pole Arms quarterd Chaucer Modern Arms impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole Arms. Her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole Arms quarted Chaucer Modern Arms. Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer Arms. Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer Arms quartering impaled Chaucer. Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet Arms. Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet Arms impaling England Henry IV Arms probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet Arms impaling Chaucer Modern Arms. Her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387


Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Roet

Maternal Family Tree: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Ancestry

Father: Giles "Payne" Roet 1310-1380

Roet Arms. Gules, three wheels or.