Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester

15th-century English noble (1390-1447)

Humphrey of Lancaster, Duke of Gloucester (3 October 1390 – 23 February 1447) was (as he styled himself) "son, brother and uncle of kings", being the fifth son of Henry IV, brother of Henry V, and uncle of Henry VI.

Humphrey of Lancaster
Duke of Gloucester
Gloucester in the frontispiece of the Talbot Shrewsbury Book, 1445
Lord Protector of England
Regency5 December 1422 – 6 November 1429
MonarchHenry VI
Born3 October 1390
Kingdom of England
Died23 February 1447(1447-02-23) (aged 56)
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Kingdom of England
Burial4 March 1447
Spouse‘sJacqueline, Countess of Hainaut (m. 1423; ann. 1428)
Eleanor, Duchess of Gloucester (m. 1431; ann. 1441)
IssueArthur of Gloucester (illegitimate)
Antigone of Gloucester, Countess of Tankerville
FatherHenry IV of England
MotherMary de Bohun