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15 April 1367
20 March 1413 (aged 45)
30 September 1399 – 20 March 1413
House of Plantagenet
Henry IV was King of England from 1399 to 1413 and the first of three 15th-century monarchs from the house of Lancaster. Before becoming king, he was known as Henry Bolingbrok. Henry spent much of his reign defending himself against rebellions. Henry IV brought unity and prosperity to the country after the ruinous 16th-century Wars of Religion.
The king suffered from poor health in the latter part of his reign. Henry IV died in 1413, and was succeeded by his son.