Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester

Prince Henry William Frederick Albert of the United Kingdom, created Duke of Gloucester in 1928

Son of George V. King of the United Kingdom (1865-1936) and his wife Mary, Princess of Teck (1867-1953)

Born: York Cottage, Sandringham 31. Mar 1900

Christened: Private Chapel, Windsor Castle 17. May 1900


Married: Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace, London 6. Nov 1935 Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott (1901-2004), daughter of John Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch and 9th Duke of Queensberry (1864-1935) and his wife Lady Margaret Bridgeman (1872-1954), daughter of the 4th Earl of Bradford (1845-1915).


Died: Barnwell Manor, Northamptonshire 10. Jun 1974 after a series of strokes

Buried: Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore, Windsor



Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997; Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürsten II, Vol XVII 2004; Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; Alison Weir: “Britain’s Royal Families”, Vintage Books 2008;  for godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page