Henry V

King of England and France Henry V

Full Name: Henry V of England, also called Henry of Monmouth
Profession: King of England and France


Biography: One of England's most famous medieval kings, Henry V was the victor of the Battle of Agincourt against France and later immortalized in the plays of William Shakespeare.

Born: September 16, 1387
Birthplace: Monmouth Castle, Monmouth,, Principality of Wales
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: August 31, 1422 (aged 34)
Cause of Death: Weakened by dysentery and heatstroke

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Married Life

  • 1420-06-02 Henry V of England (33) marries Catherine of Valois (18), youngest daughter of King Charles VI of France at Troyes Cathedral

Historical Events

  • 1413-03-21 Henry of Monmouth, Prince of Wales, becomes King Henry V of England upon the death of his father
  • 1413-04-09 Henry V crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey
  • 1415-02-22 English King Henry V lays the foundation stone for Syon Abbey for nuns of the Bridgettine Order. Became one of the wealthiest abbeys in England.
  • 1415-07-31 The Southampton plot to assassinate English king Henry V and put Edmund Mortimer on the throne is uncovered
  • 1415-08-13 King Henry V of England lands his army at the mouth of Seine River in France
  • 1415-10-25 Battle of Agincourt: Henry V's forces defeat larger French army, and the longbow defeats the armored knight (Azincourt, France)
  • 1419-01-19 French city of Rouen surrenders to Henry V in Hundred Years' War
  • 1420-05-21 Treaty of Troyes: Henry V of England and his heirs will inherit the throne of France upon the death of King Charles VI of France (later rendered moot by the military victory of Charles VII)
  • 1420-12-01 Henry V of England enters Paris

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