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Henry IV of England

King of England and Lord of Ireland Henry IV of England

Full Name: Henry Bolingbroke
Profession: King of England and Lord of Ireland


Born: April 3, 1367
Birthplace: Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire, England
Star Sign: Aries

Died: March 20, 1413 (aged 45)

Events in the Life of Henry IV of England

  • 1403-07-21 Battle of Shrewsbury: Army led by the Lancastrian King of England, Henry IV defeats a rebel army led by Henry "Harry Hotspur" Percy of Northumberland thus ending the Percy challenge to the throne. Also the first battle English archers fought each other on English soil.
  • 1405-06-08 Richard le Scrope, Archbishop of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk, are executed in York on the King of England, Henry IV's orders

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