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1. Henry was born in 1387, son of Henry IV and Mary de Bohun. Where was he born?
2. In which year was Henry made prince of Wales?
3. Who was the leader of the Welsh uprising of 1400?
4. One man fighting with the Welsh rebels was a friend of Henry and taught him the art of war. He was nicknamed Hotspur. What was his real name?
5. From 1406 onward, Henry became interested in politics and made his presence felt at meetings of the Council. In 1410, he took over as the leader of this Council. Who was the leader prior to him?
6. Prince Henry had many valuable councillors, the Archbishop's nephew Richard Earl of Arundel was one of them. But his most faithful supporters were his half-uncles Henry and Thomas, sons of John of Gaunt. What was their last name?
7. In 1407, a civil war erupted in France opposing the Armagnacs (partisans of Charles VI's brother, the Duke of Orleans) and the Burgundians (allied to the French King's cousin, the Duke of Burgundy). Which of these factions was favoured by Prince Henry?
8. After he became King, Henry V tried to reconcile with the people who suffered under his father's reign, he even had the body of Richard II reburied in great pomp. Where was Richard reburied?
9. For many years, Henry had views on France. In 1415, he requested for England, all of the old Angevin Empire including Anjou, Maine and Normandy. The French government rebutted him and Henry raised his army. In August, Henry left Southampton for Normandy. Which city did the English besiege in August and September?
10. We all know that the battle of Agincourt was fought and won by Henry and his army on St. Crispian's Day, but when is it exactly?
11. In 1416, Henry gained a valuable and powerful ally in his claim to the French throne. Who was it?
12. In May 1420, a Treaty was signed with France. One of its clause made Henry the heir of Charles VI. What is the name of this Treaty?
13. In June 1421, Henry returned to the wars and besieged the last of the Dauphinist (formely known as the Armagnac) stronghold north of the Loire. This town surrendered in May 1422, it was to be Henry's last triumph. What was the name of this city?
14. Henry died (probably of dysentery) on 31 August 1422. Where did he pass away?
15. Soon after Henry's death, the Burgundian chronicler Chastellain wrote about him: 'He was a Prince of ....'. What was he a Prince of?
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