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1399 in England

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1399 in England

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Events from the 1390s in England.


Monarch - King Richard II (to 29 September 1399), King Henry IV


  • 1399
    • 3 February - Death of John of Gaunt, uncle of King Richard II and father of Henry Bolingbroke.[1]
    • 18 March - Richard II cancels the legal documents allowing the exiled Henry Bolingbroke to inherit his father's land.[1]
    • 23 April - St George's Day in England is first officially celebrated as a holiday.[5]
    • 1 June - Richard travels to Ireland to suppress a rebellion.[1]
    • July - Henry Bolingbroke, with exiled former Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Arundel as an advisor, returns to England and begins a military campaign to reclaim his confiscated land.[4]
    • August - Having returned from Ireland, Richard is taken prisoner by Henry's followers at Conway Castle.[1]
    • 29 September - Abdication of Richard II, the first for an English monarch.[6]
    • 30 September - Parliament accepts Henry Bolingbroke as the new king.[1]
    • 13 October - Coronation of Henry IV of England.[6]
    • 21 October - Thomas Arundel is restored as Archbishop of Canterbury, replacing Roger Walden.




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