- Author: Ian Mortimer
- ISBN: STANFORD:36105123382058
- Category: Great Britain
- Page: 480
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In June 1405, King Henry IV stopped at a small Yorkshire manor house to shelter from a storm. That night he awoke screaming that traitors were burning his skin. His instinctive belief that he was being poisoned was understandable: he had already survived at least eight plots to dethrone or kill him in the first six years of his reign.