Henry, Earl of Lancaster [1281-1345] -- English noble, Earl of Lancaster
Earl of Leicester
Earl of Derby
Lord of Beaumont and Nogent
Admiral of the Fleet
Steward of England
a/k/aPLANTAGENET, Henry of Lancaster
Served in the wars against the Scots, the Dutch, and French.
He was one of the leaders of the great confederacy
which overturned the power of the ¤Spencers and deposed
King ¤Edward II.
He was appointed guardian of the new King ¤Edward III.
He was appointed captain-general of all the King's forces in the Marches of Scotland.