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John of Gaunt: prince without a throne 

Historian, author and podcaster Helen Carr charts the eventful life of the 14th-century prince John of Gaunt

John of Gaunt rose to become one of the most powerful figures of his age, yet was ultimately unable to secure a crown for himself. Historian, author and podcaster Helen Carr charts the eventful life of the 14th-century prince.

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Helen Carr is the author of The Red Prince: The Life of John of Gaunt, the Duke of Lancaster (Oneworld, 2021)