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Anne Stafford, daughter of Sir William and Lady Mary Stafford (Boleyn)

Anne Stafford, daughter of Sir William and Lady Mary Stafford (Boleyn)

The Most Powerful Women Rulers in History- Part I  |  Queen Eleanor (born 1122), ruled April 1, 1204, as wife of King Henry II. Was the most richest and most powerful woman of her time.

The Most Powerful Women Rulers in History- Part I | Queen Eleanor (born 1122), ruled April 1, 1204, as wife of King Henry II. Was the most richest and most powerful woman of her time.

Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster became the third wife of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, a son of King Edward III. Their descendants were members of the Beaufort family, which played a major role in the Wars of the Roses. Henry VII, who became King of England in 1485, derived his claim to the throne from his mother Lady Margaret Beaufort, who was a great-granddaughter of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford.

Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster became the third wife of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, a son of King Edward III. Their descendants were members of the Beaufort family, which played a major role in the Wars of the Roses. Henry VII, who became King of England in 1485, derived his claim to the throne from his mother Lady Margaret Beaufort, who was a great-granddaughter of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford.

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