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Henry II of England - Wikipedia


Henry II (5 March 1133 – 6 July 1189), also known as Henry Curtmantle (French: .... Henry's father advised him to come to terms with Louis and peace was made between them in August 1151 af...

BBC - History - Henry II


Read a biography about King Henry II who strengthened royal administration, but ... Henry became ruler of Normandy and Anjou, after the death of his father.

Henry II | king of England | Britannica.com


Feb 22, 2011 ... Henry II, byname Henry of Anjou, Henry Plantagenet, Henry ... Maine, and Touraine on the death of his father, Geoffrey Plantagenet, in 1151.

Henry II - English Monarchs


Henry's father Geoffrey's nickname derived from a sprig of bloom, or Planta Genista, that he ... A short but strongly built man of leonine appearance, Henry II was ...

Henry II of France dies of tournament wounds | History Today


Born in 1519, the future Henry II married Catherine de Medici in 1533 when they were both 14 years old. His father, King Francis I, reportedly supervised the ...

Henry II, first Plantaganet King of England - Historic UK


King Henry II was the first Plantaganet King of England, famous for his stormy ... William the Conqueror, husband to Eleanor of Aquitaine and father of two of our ...

Henry II of England - New World Encyclopedia


Feb 18, 2014 ... His father, Geoffrey V of Anjou (Geoffrey Plantagenet), was Count of Anjou and Count ... Henry II depicted in Cassell's History of England (1902).

King Henry II | Britroyals


Key facts about King Henry II who was born March 5, 1133, reigned (1154 - 1189 ) ... Richard and Geoffrey led an unsuccessful rebellion against their father.

Henry, II (1133 - 1189) - Genealogy - Geni


Genealogy for Henry, II (1133 - 1189) family tree on Geni, with over 170 million profiles ... Father of Richard "the Lionheart", king of England; Matilda of England,  ...

Henry II

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Henry II ordered the destruction of many of the castles erected during Stephen's reign. .... on the popular outrage at Becket's death by rebelling against his father.