This Day in British History
Historical trivia, births, deaths, events, kings, queens, and all of the peculiar quirkiness that makes British history so much fun!
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.
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