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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 - 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 (1133 - 1189) - Genealogy - Geni


Nov 23, 2016 ... Genealogy for Henry, II (1133 - 1189) family tree on Geni, with over 160 ... He succeeded his father in 1151 as HENRI Comte d'Anjou, Duke of ...

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 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 - Britannia.com


Henry II, first of the Angevin kings, was one of the most effective of all ... He acquired Normandy and Anjou upon the death of his father in September 1151, and ...

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.



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.

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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 | king of France | Britannica.com


Mar 15, 2002 ... When the dauphin died in 1536, Henry became heir to the throne. Strong differences between Henry and his father were accentuated by 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 ...