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Question 1: Katherine then became attached to the household of John of Gaunt, as governess to his two daughters ________ and Elizabeth Plantagenet (the sisters of the future Henry IV) by John's first wife Blanche.
Richard II of EnglandJoan of England (1335–1348)John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of LancasterPhilippa of Lancaster

Question 2: Two years following the death of his second wife Infanta Constance of Castile, John and Katherine married on 13 January 1396 in ________, three years before he died.
Exeter CathedralSt Albans CathedralLincoln CathedralDurham Cathedral

Question 3: Katherine became the third wife of the English prince ________, Duke of Lancaster, and their descendants were the Beaufort family, which played a major role in the Wars of the Roses.
John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of LancasterEdward, the Black PrincePhilippa of LancasterRichard II of England

Question 4: De Roet came to England around 1327 with ________, at the time of her marriage to Edward III, and remained in her retinue.
Catherine of ValoisIsabella of ValoisIsabella of FrancePhilippa of Hainault

Question 5: John (the son) was also the father of Joan, who married the Scots King James I, and thus was an ancestress of the ________[3].
House of StuartTudor dynastyHouse of PlantagenetHouse of Óengus

Question 6: Katherine married Hugh Swynford (1340–1372), a knight from the manor of Kettlethorpe in ________.
NorthamptonshireGrimsbyLincoln, LincolnshireLincolnshire

Question 7: Their son John was a great-grandfather of Henry VII, who established the ________ and based his claim to the throne on the lineage of his mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort.
Tudor dynastyCapetian dynastyO'Neill dynastyHohenzollern-Sigmaringen

Question 8: Katherine's sister Philippa, a member of the household of Queen Philippa, married the poet ________, whose poem The Book of the Duchess commemorated Blanche's death in 1369.
The Knight's TaleGeoffrey ChaucerThe Legend of Good WomenThe Canterbury Tales

Question 9: His daughter by Constance, Catherine (or Catalina), was the great-grandmother of ________, the first wife of Henry VIII and mother of Mary I of England.
Joanna of CastileAnne BoleynCatherine of AragonCatherine Howard

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