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Henry IV (def 2).
Henry St. John
[sin-juh n] /ˈsɪn dʒən/ (Show IPA), 1st Viscount, 1678–1751, British statesman, writer, and orator.
1050–1106, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and king of Germany 1056–1106.
(Bolingbroke”Henry of Lancaster”) 1367–1413, king of England 1399–1413 (son of John of Gaunt).
(“Henry of Navarre”; “Henry the Great”) 1553–1610, king of France 1589–1610: first of the French Bourbon kings.
(italics) a two-part drama (Part 1, 1597?; Part 2, 1597–98?) by Shakespeare.
Historical Examples

Christianity and Problems of To-day: Lectures Delivered Before Lake Forest College on the Foundation of the Late William Bross John Huston Finley
The English Utilitarians, Volume I. Leslie Stephen
De Libris: Prose and Verse Austin Dobson
Leading Articles on Various Subjects Hugh Miller
William Shakespeare John Masefield
Falkland, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6 Various
Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A History of England Charles Oman
Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

noun
the surname of Henry IV of England See Henry IV
Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke. 1678–1751, English politician; fled to France in 1714 and acted as secretary of state to the Old Pretender; returned to England in 1723. His writings include A Dissertation on Parties (1733–34) and Idea of a Patriot King (1738)
noun
1050–1106, Holy Roman Emperor (1084–1105) and king of Germany (1056–1105). He was excommunicated by Pope Gregory VII, whom he deposed (1084)
surnamed Bolingbroke. 1367–1413, first Lancastrian king of England (1399–1413); son of John of Gaunt: deposed Richard II (1399) and suppressed rebellions led by Owen Glendower and the Earl of Northumberland
known as Henry of Navarre. 1553–1610, first Bourbon king of France (1589–1610). He obtained toleration for the Huguenots with the Edict of Nantes (1598) and restored prosperity to France following the religious wars (1562–98)

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