John of Lancaster, Duke of Bedford

British duke

John of Lancaster, Duke of Bedford (20 June 1389 – 14 September 1435) was the third child of King Henry IV of England, and acted as regent of France for his nephew Henry VI.

John of Lancaster
Duke of Bedford
The Duke of Bedford with his heraldic badge of "wood stocks" (tree-stumps) and his motto A Vous Entier (miniature from Bedford Hours)
Regent of France
Reign31 August 1422 –14 September 1435
MonarchsCharles VI
Henry VI
Born20 June 1389
Kingdom of England
Died14 September 1435(1435-09-14) (aged 46)
Rouen Castle, Rouen, Kingdom of France
Burial30 September 1435
SpouseAnne of Burgundy (m. 1423; died. 1432)
Jacquetta of Luxembourg (m. 1433
IssueRichard of Bedford (illegitimate)
FatherHenry IV of England
MotherMary de Bohun