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Humphrey Plantagenet
Birth: Oct. 3, 1390, England
Death: Feb. 23, 1447
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk, England

English Royalty. Born the fifth son of Henry IV, King of England and Mary de Bohun. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter about 1400 and gained the titles of Duke of Gloucester and Earl of Pembroke in May 1414. He married Jacqueline von Bayern, Comtesse de Hollande, Zélande et Hainault in 1422 an was styled as Comte de Hollande, Zélande et Hainault as a result. Upon the death of his brother, Henry V, that same year, he was named regent for his infant nephew, Henry VI. He was divorced in July 1428 by Papal decree and married Eleanor de Cobham. A patron of literature, he donated the nucleus of its collection to the Bodleian Library at Oxford, now called Duke Humphrey's Library. In 1441, in an apparent attempt to influence the monarch and maintain power for her husband, his wife was arrested on a charge of practicing witchcraft against the king. She was convicted of witchcraft and was imprisoned. Following her conviction, Gloucester was arrested on a charge of treason. He died under unexplained circumstances while in custody.
 (bio by: Iola) 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Plantagenet-Lancaster (1367 - 1413)
  Mary de Bohun Plantagenet (1369 - 1394)
 
 Spouse:
  Eleanor Cobham (____ - 1452)*
 
 Children:
  Antigone Plantagenet (1425 - 1450)*
 
 Siblings:
  Blanche of England (1382 - 1409)*
  Edward Plantagenet (1382 - 1382)*
   King Henry V (1386 - 1422)*
  Thomas Plantagenet (1387 - 1421)*
  John of Lancaster (1389 - 1435)*
  Humphrey Plantagenet (1390 - 1447)
  Philippa Plantagenet (1394 - 1430)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Albans Cathedral
St Albans
St Albans District
Hertfordshire, England
 
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Record added: Jan 06, 2001
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