BIOGRAPHY OF HUMPHREY LANCASTER 1ST DUKE GLOUCESTER 1390-1447

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ANJOU

EVENTS

On 03 Oct 1390 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester was born to Henry IV King England (23) and Mary Bohun (22)

Around 1400 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (9) was appointed 96th Knight Garter: Henry IV

On 20 Mar 1413 Henry IV King England (45) died at Jerusalem Chamber (confirming a prophesy that he would die in Jerusalem). His sons Henry V King England (26) and Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (22) were present [Death of King Henry IV].

In 1414 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (23) was created 1st Duke Gloucester (2C 1414), 1st Earl Pembroke (5C 1414) [Henry V awards his brothers Dukedoms].

On 25 Oct 1415 Henry V King England (29) defeated the French army at the Battle of Agincourt that was fought somewhere near Agincourt. Henry V King England (29) commanded the Main Battle. Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys (64) commanded the Rearguard. Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford (30) commanded. Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (25) was wounded, and was protected by his brother Henry V King England (29) . Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York (42) , commander of the Vanguard, was killed; the most senior English casualty. John Fortescue (35) were killed. Michael Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk (21) , Dafydd Gam Brecon (35) and Edward Burnell were killed.

Around 1423 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (32) and Jacqueline Wittelsbach (21) were married

Before 1428 Arthur Lancaster was born to Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester

Before 1428 Antigone Lancaster was born to Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester

In 1428 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (37) and Eleanor Cobham (28) were married

In 1441 Eleanor Cobham (41) , wife of the heir presumptive Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (50) , brother of the deceased Henry V King England, uncle of Henry VI King England, II King France (19) , was tried for predicting the future of the King. She consulted two astrologers Thomas Southwell and Roger Bolingbroke. All three were arrested, tried and found guilty. Eleanor denied most of the charges but confessed to obtaining potions from Margery Jourdemayne, 'the Witch of Eye'. Thomas Southwell died whilst in the Tower of London. Roger Bolingbroke was hanged, drawn and quartered. Margery Jourdemayne was burned at the stake. Eleanor was sentenced to do public penance, divorce her husband and remain confined for the remainder of her life. [Trial of Eleanor Cobham]

On 20 Feb 1447 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (56) arrested on a charge of treason

On 23 Feb 1447 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (56) died. He was possibly poisoned although more likely he died from a stroke at Bury St Edmunds. He had been arrested three days previously on a charge of treason. [Death of Humphrey of Lancaster]

After 23 Feb 1447 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester was buried at St Albans Cathedral

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry IV King England

GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster

1G GrandFather: Edward III King England

2G GrandFather: Edward II King England

3G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

4G GrandFather: Henry III King England

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England

4G GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon

4G GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Count Ponthieu

2G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France

4G GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona

3G GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre

4G GrandFather: Henry I King Navarre

4G GrandMother: Blanche Capet

1G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England

2G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland

3G GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland

4G GrandFather: John Hainault I Count Hainault

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Countholland

3G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg

4G GrandFather: Henry "Great" Luxembourg V Count Luxembourg, III Count Namur

4G GrandMother: Margaret Bar

2G GrandMother: Joan Valois

3G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France

4G GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona

3G GrandMother: Margaret Capet

4G GrandFather: Charles II King Naples

4G GrandMother: Mary Unknown

GrandMother: Blanche Plantagenet 5th Countess Lancaster, 6th Countess Leicester

1G GrandFather: Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster

2G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster

3G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster

4G GrandFather: Henry III King England

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Blanche Capet

4G GrandFather: Robert Capet

4G GrandMother: Matilda Reginar

2G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

3G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

4G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

3G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

4G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick

4G GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn

1G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont

2G GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan

3G GrandFather: Louis Brienne Viscount Beaumont

4G GrandFather: John I King Jerusalem

4G GrandMother: Beregaria Ivrea

3G GrandMother: Agnes Beaumont-Sarthe

4G GrandFather: Raoul Beaumont-Sarthe I Viscount

4G GrandMother: Agnes de La Flèche Flèche

2G GrandMother: Alice Comyn

3G GrandFather: Alexander Comyn

4G GrandFather: Alexander Comyn 2nd Earl Buchan

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Quincy

3G GrandMother: Joanna Latimer

4G GrandFather: William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby

4G GrandMother: Alicia Ledet

Mother: Mary Bohun

GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, 2nd Earl Northampton

1G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton

2G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Braose

3G GrandMother: Maud Fiennes

4G GrandFather: Enguerrand Ingleram Fiennes

4G GrandMother: Isabel Provence

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet

3G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

4G GrandFather: Henry III King England

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England

4G GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon

4G GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Count Ponthieu

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere

2G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

3G GrandFather: Gunselin Badlesmere

3G GrandMother: Joan Fitzbernard

2G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

3G GrandFather: Thomas Clare

4G GrandFather: Richard Clare 6th Earl Gloucester, 5th Earl Hertford

4G GrandMother: Maud Lacy

3G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald

4G GrandFather: Maurice Fitzgerald 4th Lord Offaly

4G GrandMother: Emmeline Longespée

GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan

1G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey

2G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel

4G GrandFather: John Fitzalan 7th Earl Arundel

4G GrandMother: Isabella Mortimer

3G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo

2G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

3G GrandFather: William Warenne

4G GrandFather: John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey

4G GrandMother: Alice Lusignan

3G GrandMother: Joan Vere

4G GrandFather: Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford

4G GrandMother: Alice Sandford

1G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet

2G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster

3G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster

4G GrandFather: Henry III King England

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Blanche Capet

4G GrandFather: Robert Capet

4G GrandMother: Matilda Reginar

2G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

3G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

4G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

3G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

4G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick

4G GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn