Wednesday, December 1, 2010

John of Gaunt - Ancestor of George Washington

John of Gaunt, Plantagent, Duke of Lancaster, ancestor of George Washington, was a son of Edward III, King of England. In addition to being an ancestor of George Washington through his mistress Katherine Roet , he was an ancestor of U.S. Presidents Teddy Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, John Quincy Adams, Herbert Hoover, Woodrow Wilson, Zachary Taylor and Jimmy carter. He was the father of Henry IV, King of England.