Philippa Of Lancaster

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Birthday
31, 1359
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Jul 19, 1415 (56)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
31, 1359
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Jul 19, 1415 (56)

About

Queen Consort of Portugal and sister of King Henry IV of England. Her children came to be known in Portugal as the "Illustrious Generation." 

Before Fame

She married British King John I to seal an alliance between Portugal and England.

Trivia

Through her governess she came to know the great poet Geoffrey Chaucer.

Family Life

Her son was the great explorer, Henry the Navigator.

Associated With

Her son Henry the Navigator sparked the European Age of Discovery.