Malcolm Howe, GCMW
The 42nd Annual Report 2015, Volume 42, which commemorated the 500th anniversary of the death of the only English Queen of Portugal – Philippa of Lancaster, re-printed the 1937 article of the British Historical Association regarding the origin of the surname Lancaster, alias La/encastre in Portugal. Since then more research has been carried out on the reasons for the origin of this surname in Portugal and this article presents that research.
The article (pdf) can be downloaded here
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