Definition of Henry bolingbroke
1. Noun. The first Lancastrian king of England from 1399 to 1413; deposed Richard II and suppressed rebellions (1367-1413).
Group relationships: House Of Lancaster, Lancaster, Lancastrian Line
Generic synonyms: King Of England, King Of Great Britain
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1. Ridpath's History of the World: Being an Account of the Principal Events in by John Clark Ridpath (1910)
"Young henry bolingbroke, son of the Duke of Lancaster, quarreled with the Duke of Norfolk. The matter between them was a charge made by the latter that the ..."
2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1863)
"Ten years had passed from the accession of Richard II., when, on the 9th of August, 1387, Mary of Bohun, the wife of henry bolingbroke, Earl of Derby, ..."
3. The History of the Life and Times of Edward the Third by William Longman (1869)
"Children of henry bolingbroke. (Henry the Fourth.) 1. Henry the Fifth. 2. ... The other three sons of henry bolingbroke either died without children or they ..."