King Henry V(1387-1422), Reigned 1413-22
Sitter associated with 32 portraits
The eldest son of Henry IV, he succeeded his father in 1413. A skilled political and military strategist, he diverted the nobility from grievances at home to conquest abroad. He recaptured Normandy, married the daughter of the French king Charles VI, but died suddenly aged only thirty-five before he could inherit the French throne.
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by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite photomontage, 1862
after Unknown artist
woodcut, published 1684
- Catherine of Valois (wife)
- Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester ('Good Duke Humphrey', 'Humphrey of Lancaster') (brother)
- King Henry IV (father)
- King Henry VI (son)
- John ('John of Lancaster'), Duke of Bedford (brother)
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