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  Henry IV of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry took this to mean that he would die on crusade, but in fact it meant that, in 1413, he died in the Jerusalem Chamber in the house of the Abbot of Westminster.
Unusually for a king of England, he was buried not at Westminster Abbey but at Canterbury Cathedral, in the Corona as near to the shrine of Thomas Becket as possible, that cult then being at its height, as evidenced by the Canterbury Tales by Chaucer, who was active at the court of Richard and Henry.
Mary died in 1394, and in 1403 Henry married Joanna of Navarre, the daughter of Charles d'Evreux, King of Navarre.
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 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Henry IV was born at Bolingbroke in 1367 to John of Gaunt and Blanche of Lancaster.
Henry had an on-again, off-again relationship with his cousin, Richard II He was one of the Lords Appellant who, in 1388, persecuted many of Richard's advisor-favorites, but his excellence as a soldier gained the king's favor - Henry was created Duke of Hereford in 1397.
In 1413, Henry died in the Jerusalem Chamber of Westminster Abbey.
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 GENUKI: Kings of England - H
King of England and Denmark, was the son of Canute, and succeeded his father on the Danish throne in 1039; and at the same time laid claim to that of England, which had devolved to his half-brother, Harold.
Henry II., King of England, first of the Plantagenet line, was the eldest son of Geoffrey, Earl of Anjou, and his wife, the ex-Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I., and was born at Mans, in March, 1133.
King of England, first sovereign of the Tudor line, was the son of Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond, and his wife, Margaret Beaufort, a descendant of the eldest son of John of Gaunt, and was born, probably at Pembroke Castle, in 1456.
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 Henry IV, king of England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Henry’s claim to the throne was confirmed by Parliament in September.
The Percys (Sir Henry Percy, his father, the 1st earl of Northumberland, and his uncle, the earl of Worcester), once the king’s partisans, unexpectedly rebelled and were defeated at Shrewsbury in 1403.
Henry V came to a throne made temporarily secure by the military efforts of his father, but Henry IV had lacked the skill and patience to restore the financial stability of the crown, now enormously in debt, and to provide a satisfactory administration of civil justice.
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 Henry IV on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
HENRY IV [Henry IV] 1553-1610, king of France (1589-1610) and, as Henry III, of Navarre (1572-1610), son of Antoine de Bourbon and Jeanne d'Albret ; first of the Bourbon kings of France.
Henry became the legal heir to the French throne upon the death (1584) of Francis, duke of Alençon, brother and heir to King Henry III, who had succeeded Charles IX in 1574.
Henry's marriage to Margaret of Valois was annulled in 1599.
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 Henry IV
Henry IV Henry IV Henry IV (April 3, 1367 – March 20, 1413) was born at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire, hence the other name by which he was known, "Henry of Bolingbroke".
The relationship between Henry and the King reached a second crisis in 1398, when Richard banished Henry from the kingdom for ten years -- with John of Gaunt's approval -- to avoid a blood feud between Henry of Bolingbroke and Henry of Derby (who was exiled for life).
In 1380 Henry had married Mary de Bohun; they had two daughters and four sons, one of which was the future Henry V of England.
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 Henry V - Britannica Concise
Henry V - king of England (1413–22) of the House of Lancaster, son of Henry IV.
Henry V - chronicle play in five acts by William Shakespeare, first performed in 1599 and published in 1600 in a corrupt quarto edition; the text in the First Folio of 1623, printed seemingly from an authorial manuscript, is substantially longer and more reliable.
Henry IV - king of England from 1399 to 1413, the first of three 15th-century monarchs from the house of Lancaster.
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 HENRI IV FRANCE - ENGLAND
William the Conqueror's son Henry was born in England in 1068 and ruled from 1100 until 1135 as Henry I of England.
Henry IV of England was born in 1366 and became King of England and Aquitaine in 1399.
Henry VI was also crowned King of France, at Saint Denis in Paris on the 2nd of December 1431, the same year in which Joan of arc was burned at the stake.
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 History of the Monarchy > The Lancastrians > Henry IV
Henry IV spent much of the early part of his reign fighting to keep control of his lands.
An outbreak of the plague in 1400 was accompanied by a revolt in Wales led by Owen Glendower.
Henry was dogged by illness from 1405 onwards; his son played a greater role in government (even opposing the King at times).
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 Leaders and Battles: Henry IV,
Henry was born in 1366 at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire and, therefore, is often referred to as Henry Bolingbroke.
Henry went on two expeditions: in 1390 he joined a force of Teutonic knights on a crusade to Lithuania and in 1392 he traveled to Jerusalem via many of the European courts such as Prague, Vienna and Venice.
In his later years Henry's health deteriorated and he became estranged from his son, the future King Henry V. Their was some talk that the young Henry would force his father to abdicate the throne but Henry IV died in 1413 leaving the issue moot.
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 TimeRef - History Timelines
Henry IV moved into North Wales to try and stop the rebellion but he was not able to deal with the Welsh rebels who were more skilled at fighting in the terrain.
Henry V pledged to recover all the lands of the dauphin Charles and (24.5) Henry recognised as heir to the French throne.
The marriage of Henry and Katherine, the daughter of Charles VI king of France sealed the Treaty of Troyes.
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 TimeRef - History Timelines - HENRY (IV, King of England 1399-1413)
Henry was born at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire in April of 1366 or 1367 and was the grandson of Edward III.
Henry convinced Parliament that the country needed strong leadership and on October 13, 1399, Henry was crowned at Westminster Abbey.
Henry dealt with the rebellion and Richard was murdered in Pontefract Castle.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Henry IV
Henry of Bourbon appealed to France, through his letters to the clergy and the nobility (1 January, 1586); he attempted to gain the support of the Protestant princes of Germany, and resolved to try the fortune of arms.
Henry IV announced to the Grand Duke of Tuscany on 26 April, 1593, and to the Prince de Conti on 10 May, 1593, his coming submission to the Catholic Church; on 16 May the royal council pronounced in favour of the conversion.
Henry IV, however, contributed towards it, owing to the influence of Père Coton, by favouring the work of the Jesuits, who, although they had been banished by a decree of the Parlement of Paris, were left undisturbed in the districts under the jurisdiction of the Parlements of Bordeaux and Toulouse.
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 Wikinfo | Henry IV of England
Henry IV (April 3, 1367 - March 20, 1413) was born at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire - hence the other name by which he was known, "Henry Bolingbroke".
His father, John of Gaunt was the third surviving son of King Edward III of England.
Mary died in 1394, and in 1403 Henry married Joanna of Navarre, the daughter of Charles d'Albret, King of Navarre.
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 SparkNotes: Henry IV, Part 1: Act I, scene i
Henry is now haunted by the violence that he used to gain the crown, and he must fight another civil war to stay in power.
Henry is already worn down by a vague sense of guilt and by uneasiness about the legitimacy of his seat on the throne.
Henry bears himself regally, but he is so concerned about the recent unrest in his country that he is “shaken” and “wan with care,” or pale with worry (I.i.
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 HENRY IV. - LoveToKnow Article on HENRY IV.
During the third war of religion in France (1568-1570) he was taken by his mother to Gaspard de Coligny, leader of the Protestant forces since the death of Louis I., prince of Cond, at Jamnac, and distinguished himself at the battle of Arnay-le-Duc in Burgundy in 1569.
As a result of quarrels with his unworthy wife, and the unwelcome intervention of Henry III., he undertook the seventh war of religion, known as the war of the lovers (des amossreux), seized Cahorson the 5th of May 1580, and signed the treaty of Fleix on the 26th of November 1580.
Then Henry III., driven from Paris by the League on account of his murder of the duke of Guise at Blois (1588), sought the aid of the king of Navarre to win back his capital, recognizing him as his heir.
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 Henry IV on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
HENRY IV [Henry IV] 1050-1106, Holy Roman emperor (1084-1105) and German king (1056-1105), son and successor of Henry III.
Henry disregarded the opposition of Pope Gregory VII to lay investiture and invested a new bishop of Milan.
During his reign Henry was caught between the rising particularism of the princes and the reformist demands of a revivified papacy, but he managed to salvage enough of his father's legacy to make possible a restoration of imperial power under the Hohenstaufens.
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 Henry IV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
King Henry IV Henry IV is father to Prince John and the older Prince Henry in 2 Henry IV.
He is King of England at the start of the play but soon falls ill due to worries about the fate of England (because of his son's wild ways and the many wars in which England is involved).
Henry is also upset because, being King, he has never been able to do some of the things he desires most personally, like join in the Crusades in Jerusalem.
www.umich.edu /~shkspre/2henryiv/characters/henryiv.htm   (179 words)

  
 Henry V (of England)
Henry V of England had a reputation as a stern but just ruler.
King of England from 1413, son of Henry IV.
Henry was knighted at the age of 12 by Richard II on his Irish expedition of 1399, and experienced war early.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0020008.html   (356 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Henry III (of England)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Henry III (of England) (1207-1272), king of England (1216-1272), son and successor of King John (Lackland), and a member of the house of Anjou, or...
The first unified government of England came with the conquest of the Danish in northern England by Edward the Elder.
Holland, Henry Richard Vassall Fox, 3rd Baron (1773-1840), British statesman and writer, grandson of the 1st Baron Holland, born in Winterslow...
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 Henry V   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Henry himself was almost killed when an arrow struck him in the face.
1420 -- in the Treaty of Troyes, Henry V was recognized by the French as regent and heir to the French throne.
1422-1461 -- Henry VI was mentally unstable and his reign proved a disaster for England (with her forces defeated in the last campaigns of the Hundred Years' War) and the start of the War of the Roses.
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 NU HIST 2425, Lecture 43: Henry IV
Henry had returned to England to vindicate his hereditary right to the duchy of Lancaster, and most of his support had been support for that popular cause.
In the circumstances, Henry was doomed to be a suspicious, insecure king.
When Lord Grey of Ruthin, a Welsh marcher lord and a member of Henry IV's council, exploited his royal connections to harass Glyndwr, Glyndwr and his relatives (one of whom had the very English name of Philip Hanmer), saw or at least presented their grievance as a matter of English tyranny in Wales.
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 King Henry IV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
King Henry IV Henry IV (of England) (1367-1413), King of England (1399-1413), the first of the house of Lancaster.
Henry was born in Bolingbroke Castle in April 1367, the son of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster.
Henry subsequently fought with the Teutonic Knights against the Lithuanians and made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
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 Mysterious Portrait of Henry the Fourth
Henry Bolingbroke was the son of John of Gaunt, and a grandson of of Edward III.
Henry's story is told in the two Shakespeare plays, and his son Hal becomes a hero as Henry V. The Earl of Oxford's family was Lancastrian and his sympathies were clearly with that version of history.
The source image that inspired the unknown artist of Henry IV was a published Illustration of King Charles the Sixth of France.
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