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John of Gaunt(gônt, gänt)Duke of Lancaster. 1340-1399.
English military leader. A son of Edward III, he was the de facto ruler of England during his father's last years and the beginning of Richard II's reign.
John of Gaunt(ɡɔːnt)
(Biography) Duke of Lancaster. 1340–99, son of Edward III: virtual ruler of England during the last years of his father's reign and during Richard II's minority
[Gaunt, variant of Ghent, where he was born]
John′ of Gaunt′
(Duke of Lancaster) 1340–99, founder of the English royal house of Lancaster (son of Edward III).