Chaucer, “The Kingis Quair” and Richard III

Geoffrey Chaucer, having married Phillippa de Roet, was to be Richard III’s great-great uncle by marriage. He was also the grandfather-in-law of Richard’s sister, Elizabeth. James I married Joan Beaufort, Chaucer’s niece, the cousin of Richard’s paternal grandfather.

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