Definition of 'henry iv'
- king of France from 1589 to 1610; although he was leader of the Huguenot armies, when he succeeded the Catholic Henry III and founded the Bourbon dynasty in 1589 he established religious freedom in France;
Synonyms: Henry of Navarre Henry the Great
- king of the Germans and Holy Roman Emperor (1050-1106)
- the first Lancastrian king of England from 1399 to 1413; deposed Richard II and suppressed rebellions (1367-1413)
Synonyms: Bolingbroke Henry Bolingbroke