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Henry II of England


Father, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou. Mother, Empress Matilda. Henry II ( 5 March 1133 – 6 July 1189), also known as Henry Curtmantle (French: ...

Henry II | king of England | Britannica.com


Henry II, byname Henry of Anjou, Henry Plantagenet, Henry FitzEmpress, or Henry ... in 1150 and count of Anjou, Maine, and Touraine on the death of his father, ...

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 ...



The Empress Matilda had been named as her father's (Henry I) successor but her cousin Stephen had taken over, leading to civil wars in England.

King Henry II


King Henry II - Kings and Queens from Alfred the Great to Elizabeth II. ... sons Henry, Richard and Geoffrey led an unsuccessful rebellion against their father.

Henry II of England - New World Encyclopedia


Feb 18, 2014 ... Henry II of England (March 5, 1133 – July 6, 1189) ruled as King of ... His father, Geoffrey V of Anjou (Geoffrey Plantagenet), was Count of ...

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


2 days ago ... Genealogy for Henry, II (1133 - 1189) family tree on Geni, with over 150 ... He succeeded his father in 1151 as HENRI Comte d'Anjou, Duke of ...

King Henry II Biography - Medieval Life and Times


Fast and accurate facts via the King Henry II Biography, a Medieval King of England. ... Henry I; The word Angevin derives from Anjou (the father of King Henry II ...

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 (France) Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...


Make research projects and school reports about Henry II (France) easy with ... grudge against both his father and Emperor Charles V (ruled 1519–1556).

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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 ...

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 - Reign CW Wiki - Wikia


This article is about the Reign character Henry II you may be looking for the Historical ... He was the husband of Catherine, and the father of Francis, Sebastian, ...