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  1. Henry IV (c. April 1367 – 20 March 1413), also known as Henry Bolingbroke, was King of England from 1399 to 1413. Henry was the son of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster , himself the son of Edward III , and Blanche of Lancaster.

  2. Jun 20, 2024 · Henry IV, king of England from 1399 to 1413, the first of three 15th-century monarchs from the house of Lancaster. He gained the crown by usurpation and successfully consolidated his power in the face of repeated uprisings of powerful nobles. Learn more about Henry IV in this article.

  3. Jan 29, 2020 · Henry IV of England ruled as king from 1399 to 1413 CE. Known as Henry Bolingbroke, Duke of Lancaster before he became king, Henry clashed with his cousin Richard II of England (r. 1377-1399 CE) and was exiled in 1397 CE.

  4. Henry IV (3 April 1367 – 20 March 1413) was a King of England. He was born at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire, which is why he was often called "Henry Bolingbroke". Rise to power. His father, John of Gaunt, was the third son of King Edward III, and had a lot of power in the reign of King Richard II.

  5. › history › historic_figuresBBC - History - Henry IV

    Read a biography about King Henry IV who usurped the crown and had an uneasy relationship with his son Prince Henry.

  6. Feb 19, 2021 · Only after his assassination in November 1407 by agents of the Duke of Burgundy did the onslaught relent and the French could bring themselves to address “Henry, king of England”, rather than “Henry of Lancaster, despoiler and wrongfully ruler of the kingdom of England”.

  7. Jun 28, 2017 · Henry IV (r.1399-1413) Henry IV spent much of the early part of his reign fighting to keep control of his lands. Exiled for life by Richard II in 1397, Henry's successful usurpation did not lead to general recognition of his claim (he remained unrecognised as King by Charles VI of France).

  8. Apr 21, 2024 · King Henry IV of England was a monarch who ruled from 1399 to 1413. He was the first ruler to come from the House of Lancaster, and his reign was controversial because he usurped the crown from his predecessor, Richard II.

  9. › summary › Henry-IV-king-of-EnglandHenry IV summary | Britannica

    Henry V was the king of England (1413–22) of the house of Lancaster, son of Henry IV. As victor of the Battle of Agincourt (1415, in the Hundred Years’ War with France), he made England one of the strongest kingdoms in Europe.

  10. › abbey-commemorations › royalsHenry IV | Westminster Abbey

    Henry IV. Henry was a son of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (a son of Edward III) and Blanche. He was born at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire. His date of birth is usually said to be April 1366 or 1367 (exact records were not kept at this time).

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