Blanche of Lancaster, Duchess of Lancaster March 1345 – 12 September was the first wife of John of Gaunt (Plantagenet son of Edward III) and the mother of Henry IV (Bolingbroke), who took the crown from Richard II
Bejís Medieval: El traje medieval femenino en el S. XIV - The site is in Spanish, but the imagery is awesome reference material! I particularly like the hair accessories used here. And the dress in the foreground.
My maternal AND paternal Great-grandmother, Katherine DeRoet Swynford Plantagenet, Duchess Lancaster. Wife of John of Gaunt, son of King Edward III. --She was also Geoffrey Chaucer's sister-in-law, as her sister Phillipa married the poet Chaucer.