Definition of Henry iv
1. Noun. King of France from 1589 to 1610; although he was leader of the Huguenot armies, when he succeeded the Catholic Henry III and founded the Bourbon dynasty in 1589 he established religious freedom in France.
Group relationships: Bourbon, Bourbon Dynasty
Generic synonyms: King Of France
2. Noun. King of the Germans and Holy Roman Emperor (1050-1106).
3. 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. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Henry IV, despite the efforts of d'Ossat and Duper- ron, did not dare, ... The frivolity of Henry IV in his private life won for him the nickname Vert ..."
2. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1905)
"The arrival at Rome of the Duke of Luxemburg, who represented the Princes and the Catholic nobility that had adhered to Henry IV, and who spoke in his name, ..."
3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"In the meantime Tuscany, and still more Venice, were following a different path, and inclined, though with great caution to favour Henry IV, endeavouring to ..."
4. The Century of the Renaissance: Crowned by the Académie Des Sciences Morales by Louis Batiffol, John Edward Courtenay Bodley (1916)
"henry iv Henry IV's difficulties (1689-1610) in obtaining recognition of his title to ... Henry IV seizes Chartres. Violence of the demagogic faction of the ..."