- the fourth son of Edward III who was the effective ruler of England during the close of his father's reign and during the minority of Richard II; his son was Henry Bolingbroke (1340-1399)
How To Use John of Gaunt In A Sentence
- John of Gaunt entered five groups in this year's regional festival including its wind band, low brass ensemble and trombone octet.
- Coward took the title of This Happy Breed from John of Gaunt's speech about the sceptred isle that's our one in Richard II. This Happy Breed; Henry IV, Parts One and Two – review
- He was the great-grandson of John of Gaunt, the third son of Edward III, himself the great-great-grandson of King John, who was descendent from William I on the distaff side via his grandmother Matilda.
- In the very next year, John of Gaunt used the last Parliament of Edward III's reign to institute the most regressive tax ever witnessed in later medieval England.
- This real England, your unreal home, turns us all into maundering John of Gaunts, sighing over sceptred isles, demi-paradises, other Edens.
- Next up are Siddhartha, Hasdrubal, Montezuma, John of Gaunt, and finally my lifelong dream: Diocletian. Wotan, Your Double-Skim Latte Is Ready
- John of Gaunt was able, on Parliament's dismissal, to recall the impeached ministers, and by The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy
- Parliament selected a regency council that excluded the king's uncle and leading lord, John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.