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Henry V (1386 - 1422). Prince of Wales from 1399 until he became king in 1413. He later married Catherine of Valois and had a son.

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King Henry V was born on this day 16th September, 1387, at Monmouth Castle. He went on to win the Battle of Agincourt against the French on St Crispin's Day

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“The Created Agincourt in Literature” extract from Agincourt

"Is the Agincourt of popular image the real Agincourt, or is our idea of the battle simply taken from Shakespeare’s famous depiction of it?" (Image: King Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt by Harry Payne. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.)

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Henry V's marriage to Catherine of Valois 2 June 1420. Henry died a couple years later. Their only child was Henry, who later became Henry VI

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The sword and shield found at the tomb of Henry V. I admire the hollow-ground blade. Oakshott type XIII

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King Henry V of England married Catherine of Valois.on this day 2nd June, 1420 Supposedly Henry fell deeply in love with Catherine after his great victory at Agincourt. The marriage however was short lived and the two saw little of each other. Henry returned to France to wage war and died within two years of marrying Catherine, never seeing the child she became pregnant with (Henry VI). Catherine went on to have an affair with her Welsh servant, Owen Tudor with whom she had Edmund Tudor

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April 21,1509 – Henry VIII ascends the throne of England on the death of his father, Henry VII.

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Catherine de Valois. The mother of the Tudor dynasty. Wife of Henry V and Owen Tudor. With her second husband Owen Tudor she bore a son Edmund who married Margaret Beaufort who would then produce a new king for England King Henry VII. The first of the Tudors

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