A 14th century piece of art by Bob Venables

Katherine and Philippa de Roet

History of Royals Magazine commission Bob Venables for a 14th century piece of art.

The article talks of the sisters Katherine and Philippa de Roet - Katherine was the third wife of John of Gaunt; Duke of Lancaster who was a son of King Edward III, and Philippa; a lady in the Royal household of Philippa of Hainault, married the poet Geoffrey Chaucer. Bob's illustration reflects both the era and relationship of the women.

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