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This Chancellor of England was named Archbishop of Canterbury by Richard II, who then banished him. He returned when Henry IV deposed Richard.
He served as Richard's chancellor from 1386-1389, and again from 1391-1396
He served as Henry IV's chancellor untilthe Beaufort's briefly ousted him from office in 1410
07 December, 1640
Parliament declares 'ship money' illegal
Ship money was a tex levied by Charles I without consent of Parliament
This king abdicated the throne on 11 December, 1936, before he had officially been crowned
He abdicated in order to marry Wallis Simpson, an American divorcee