Henry IV (1367 – 1413) was styled Earl of Derby and married Mary de Bohun; supporeted the armed opposition to his father; spent time in crusades in Lithuania and Prussia; his father Richard II was forced to abdicate, and Parliament accepted Henry as a king;
Struggled with Scotland and France to keep the Crown; Put down the Welsh revolt, which was supported by France and Northumberland, it took him much time and force; When he was stricken with sore disease, his son supported his opposition and intervened to France; On the 20th of March, 1413, Henry IV died.
Henry V (1387 – 1422) was created Prince of Wales at his father’s coronation; helped his father to put down the Welsh revolt and was almost killed in this battle; quarreled with the father; ruled England as the head of united nation;
acted firmly danger to the Crown: the Lolland discontent and Earl of Cambridge’s revolt; held a war with France, during which conquered Normandy, supported Freanch disputes between lands, and made France recognise him as the heir of French throne; married French princess, Catherine of Valois and had a son, Henry VI.
Henry VI (1421 – 1471) Succeded the throne at the age of nine month; The throne was ruled by his regents: John Bedford, Humphrey Gloucester, Earl of Warwick; Was crowned King of England and King of France; Was made to marry Margaret of Anjou, the niece of Valois king;
Margaret summoned the Duke of Gloucester before parliament; The French took the Normandy back; Henry put down the rebellion of Jack Cade, who was in sympathy to York; After the War of Roses, when Edward of York became a king and imprisoned him, Henry became mad. Earl of Warwick helped Queen Margaret and restored Henry VI to the throne King Edward captured him again, and killed his son in the Battle of Tewkesbury.