All Things Tudor / E24: John of Gaunt: A Discussion with Helen Carr

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In this episode of All Things Tudor, Helen Carr joins Deb Hunter to discuss the life of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, an English royal prince, military leader, and statesman. He was the son of King Edward III of England, and the father of King Henry IV. His royal origin, advantageous marriages, and land ownership made him one of the richest and most influential men of his era. 

As founder of the royal House of Lancaster his best-known descendants are the Tudors. Find out more about the life of this fascinating man and the book written by Helen, the best-selling The Red Prince: John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, listed in the U.K.'s Times and Sunday Times best books of 2021. 

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