Henry V

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Henry V 1

Holy Roman emperor and king of Germany (1106-1125) after dethroning his father, Henry V. He fought against Flanders, Bohemia, Hungary, and Poland and made a compromise agreement with the pope (1122).

Henry V 2

King of England (1413-1422) who succeeded his father, Henry IV, and suppressed the Lollards, executing their leader, Sir John Oldcastle (1417). He also reopened the Hundred Years' War, defeating the French at Agincourt (1415) and capturing all of Normandy by 1419.
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Henry V

1. (Biography) 1081–1125, king of Germany (1089–1125) and Holy Roman Emperor (1111–25)
2. (Biography) 1387–1422, king of England (1413–22); son of Henry IV. He defeated the French at the Battle of Agincourt (1415), conquered Normandy (1419), and was recognized as heir to the French throne (1420)
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Noun1.Henry V - son of Henry IV and King of England from 1413 to 1422Henry V - son of Henry IV and King of England from 1413 to 1422; reopened the Hundred Years' War and defeated the French at Agincourt (1387-1422)
House of Lancaster, Lancastrian line, Lancaster - the English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose
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