- A BBC Henry
Henry was born in Lancashire in April 1367. His parents were cousins, his father John of Gaunt, third surviving son of Edward III, his mother descended from Henry III. In 1377 Henrys cousin, Richard II became king. In 1386, Henry joined a group of op ...
- A Lancastrians
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 1399, Henrys successful usurpation did not lead to general recognition of his claim he remained unrecognised as King by Charles ...
- The Henry IV
Henry IV, 1367–1413, king of England 1399–1413, eldest son of John of Gaunt and grandson of Edward III; called Henry of Bolingbroke. He founded the Lancastrian dynasty. ...