1390-1399-Henry IV Usurps
03 Jun 1394 Death of Anne of Bohemia (Sheen Palace)
On 07 Jun 1394 Anne Bohemia Queen Consort England (28) died of plague (probably) at Sheen Palace. Richard II King England (27) was so distraught at her death he ordered the destruction of Sheen Palace. [Death of Anne of Bohemia]
03 Aug 1394 Funeral of Anne of Bohemia (Westminster Abbey)
On 03 Aug 1394 Anne Bohemia Queen Consort England was buried at St Edward the Confessor's Chapel with Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York, Archbishop Canterbury (41) presiding. Richard II King England (27) attended. Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel (48) , brother of the presiding Archbishop, and his wife Philippa Mortimer (18) , arrived late causing Richard, in a rage, to snatch a wand and strike FitzAlan in the face drawing blood. [Funeral of Anne of Bohemia]
Oct 1394 Richard II Travels to Ireland
31 Oct 1396 Marriage of Richard II and Isabella of Valois
On 31 Oct 1396 Richard II King England (29) and Isabella Valois Queen Consort England (6) were married. The marriage being one of the terms of a twenty-eight year peace treaty with France. He twenty-nine, she six. [Marriage of Richard II and Isabella of Valois]
29 Sep 1397 Richard II Awards his Half-Brothers Dukedoms
On 29 Sep 1397 John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (45) was created 1st Duke Exeter (1C 1397). Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey (23) was created 1st Duke Surrey for having arrested his uncle Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel on behalf of Richard II King England (30) . [Richard II Awards his Half-Brothers Dukedoms]
16 Apr 1399 Richard II's Last Will
May 1399 Richard II Travels to Ireland Again
Jul 1399 Henry IV lands at Ravenspur
Jul 1399 Execution of Richard II's Favourites (Bristol Castle)
29 Sep 1399 Richard II Abdication (Tower of London)
On 29 Sep 1399 Richard II King England (32) abdicated II King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Tower of London. Thomas Grey (40) , William Willoughby 5th Baron Willoughby Eresby (29) , Hugh Burnell 2nd Baron Burnell (52) and Thomas Rempston were present. [Richard II Abdication].
13 Oct 1399 Coronation of Henry IV (Westminster Abbey)
On 13 Oct 1399 Henry IV King England (32) was crowned IV King England: Plantagenet Lancaster at Westminster Abbey by Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York, Archbishop Canterbury (46) . Robert Braybrooke Bishop London carried the sacraments and said mass. Henry V King England (13) carried the Sword Curtana. Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick (61) and/or John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset (26) carried a sword wrapped in red and bound with golden straps symbolising two-fold mercy. Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland (57) carried the Lancaster Sword. Thomas Percy 1st Earl Worcester (56) carried the Steward's baton. Thomas Erpingham (44) carried the Sword. [Coronation of Henry IV].
On 13 Oct 1399 Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford (21) was appointed as Knight of the Bath. John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford (10) , John Arundell (33) and Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick (17) were knighted. Richard Scrope Archbishop York (49) attended [Coronation of Henry IV].