Henry IV crowned in 1399

16 Oct 2021  Sat

Henry IV was King of England; he sat on the throne of England in 1399 CE and ruled it until 1413 CE. Henry IV was the son of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, and his first wife Blanche. After appointing as the king of England, Henry IV faced several rebellions.

After sitting on the throne of England, Henry IV defeated Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403. During the later part of his reign, he faced poor health problems, and his eldest son, Henry of Monmouth, assumed the reins of government in 1410. Henry IV died in 1413; was succeeded by his son.

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