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Dartmouth Castle Photo Gallery - Image Detail
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This king of Wessex followed his father, Alfred the Great, to the throne
He subdued all the Danish lands south of the River Humber
He ruled much of Wales
This Day in British History
30 September, 1399
Henry IV declares himself king of England
Henry takes the throne after deposing Richard II. The actual coronation takes place on 13 October, and Richard is killed, probably by Henry's order, the next year.