was captivated by the book "Katherine" by Anya
Seton! It first was published in 1954, but I didn't have
the joy of reading it till only a couple of years ago.
Since then I've been fascinated by this historic couple the Duke
of Lancaster and his mistress then wife Katherine.
Immediately after finishing the novel I went on web searches for
any information I could find. I collected images and links
I found interesting and compiled them all in to one
I had started this site, I have also added a Yahoo Group with
another gentleman Roger Joy. You will see his photo in the
Images section. Well, Rogers passion is to take pictures
of anything pertaining to Katherine. The Katherine Yahoo Group
has over a hundred images from Roger and other
researchers. If you would like to join us there, Please
feel free to email me for an invite. My Email is further
down the page.
A site filled with
All sorts of pictures, paintings and what not that I've collected that either
pertain to Katherine and John of Gaunt or their surroundings, family and
friends. John of
Gaunts armor is here and more!
Links that I found while
web searching for anything
"Katherine". You will find the Swynford Family site, the
home site of Lincoln Cathedral, Boilingbroke Castle thats just a
Please take a moment to sign my guest book. Just to
let me know when you fell in love with this book or maybe how you like the site.
you would like to add?
Feel free to send links and images to add to the site, I will of course
credit anything received. Please email me if you have any questions
pertaining to the site.
Special Note: During my web searches I stumbled upon a site called Living
History which included a "Katherine Swynford" topic. Through
this site I met Judy
Perry. Judy has been researching this topic for more than 20 years! She has
an amazing web page overfilling with extensive research about Katherine and John of
Gaunt. Filled with insight, Details and images of all things
Katherine, it's included in the links and just below...be prepared to click and