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    Henry IV © The first of three monarchs from the house of Lancaster, Henry usurped the crown and successfully consolidated his power despite repeated uprisings. Henry was born in Lancashire in...

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    Henry IV, orig. Henry Bolingbroke, (born April? 1366, Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire, Eng.—died March 20, 1413, London), King of England (1399–1413), first of three 15th-century monarchs of the house of Lancaster.

  3. Henry IV (April 3 1367 – March 20 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.

  4. Jan 11, 2021 · King Henry IV. Finally in 1408, one of Henry’s greatest challengers, Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland was killed in the Battle of Bramham Moor. King Henry’s opposition had finally been overcome and his enemy’s head was to be displayed at London Bridge signally the monarch’s victory.

  5. Feb 19, 2021 · The life of Henry IV: a timeline 15 April 1367: Henry is born at Bolingbroke Castle, in Lincolnshire, son of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, and Duchess Blanche. 1387–88: Henry is one of the five ‘Appellants’ who oppose Richard II. They defeat a royalist force at the battle of Radcot Bridge and purge the court in the Merciless Parliament.

  6. Prince Henry, future Henry V of England, is born at Monmouth Castle. Dec 1387 A group of English barons defeat Robert de Vere and his supporters at the Battle of Radcot Bridge near Oxford. 1388 The 'Merciless Parliament' appoints five Lords Appellants to rule England and sidelines Richard II of England . 1397

  7. Oct 31, 2019 · Henry V was a man of contradictions. In youth, he was reportedly an “ assiduous cultivator of lasciviousness ,” but upon ascending to the throne of England in the early 15th century, he won...

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