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  2. Henry IV of England - World History Encyclopedia

    National Portrait Gallery (CC BY-NC-ND) 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 ...

  3. 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).

  4. BBC - History - Henry IV

    u v w x y z 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...

  5. Henry IV of England Timeline - World History Encyclopedia

    Henry IV of England Timeline Search Results 1337 - 1453 The Hundred Years' War between England and France. Apr 1366 Henry Bolingbroke, future Henry IV of England, is born at Bolingbroke Castle. 5 Feb 1381 Henry Bolingbroke, future Henry IV of England, marries Mary of Bohun. 16 Sep 1387

  6. King Henry IV: The Usurper King Of England - HistoryExtra

    Period Medieval Henry IV: the usurper king Henry IV: the usurper king Henry IV may be best known for seizing the throne from his cousin Richard II. Yet, says biographer Chris Given-Wilson, Henry's greatest feat wasn't grabbing power but holding on to it... Published: February 19, 2021 at 6:04 AM

  7. Henry 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.

  8. Henry IV of England - Wikiwand

    Henry IV ( c. April 1367 – 20 March 1413), also known as Henry Bolingbroke, was King of England from 1399 to 1413. His grandfather King Edward III had claimed the French throne as a grandson of Philip IV of France, and Henry continued this claim.

  9. Henry 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.

  10. Henry IV - King Henry IV of England - ThoughtCo

    Henry IV was noted for: Usurping the English crown from Richard II, beginning the Lancastrian dynasty and planting the seeds of the Wars of the Roses. Henry also took part in a notable conspiracy against Richard's closest associates earlier in his reign.

  11. Henry 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). As his elder brothers had died he succeeded to his father's estates in 1399.