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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 after mediation by Bernard of Clairvaux. Under the  ...


Henry II was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 31 March ... Henry pursued his father's policies in matter of arts, wars and religion . He persevered in the Italian Wars against the House of Habsburg and tried to ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


3 days ago ... Genealogy for Henry, II (1133 - 1189) family tree on Geni, with over 170 ... He succeeded his father in 1151 as HENRI Comte d'Anjou, Duke of ...


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 ...


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 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.