When John of Gaunt died in February 1399 Richard, contrary to his promise, confiscated the estates of Lancaster.
Here died John of Gaunt in 1399.
The elder, Eleanor, was given in 1374 to Thomas of Woodstock, seventh son of Edward III.; the younger, Mary, to Henry, earl of Derby, son of John of Gaunt and afterwards Henry IV., in 1380 or 1381.
of Castile and of his wife Catherine, daughter of John of Gaunt.
By John of Gaunt Catherine had four children, all of whom were born before their marriage.