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  1. 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. Returning to England with a small army in the summer of 1399 CE, Henry made himself king as Richard's support collapsed.

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

    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.

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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...

  4. Henry IV , also known as Henry Bolingbroke, was King of England from 1399 to 1413. Henry’s grandfather Edward III had begun the Hundred Years War by claiming the French throne in opposition to the House of Valois, a claim that Henry would continue during his reign.

  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. › biographies › henry-ivHenry IV | eHISTORY

    Henry IV. "Henry IV, King of England, ruled from 1399 to 1413. We was the son of John of Gaunt and Blanche of Lancaster." Henry IV was the first king from the House of Lancaster. His father was John of Gaunt third son of Edward III. Henry was born in 1366 at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire and, therefore, is often referred to as Henry ...

  7. › archive › british_english_monarchsHenry IV | History Today

    Henry IV (r. 1399-1413) King of England and its first Lancastrian monarch. He usurped the throne after leading a revolt against Richard II. He clashed with the church, Parliament and Wales.

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