King Henry II had 5 sons William IX Count of Poitiers Born 17 August 1153 Died April 1156 Henry, The Young King Born 28 February 1155 Died 11 June 1183 King Richard I Born 8 September 1157 Died 6. Henry II 1154-89 Parentage and Early Life. Arguably one of the most effective Kings ever to wear the English crown and the first of the great Plantagenet dynasty, the future Henry II was born at Le Mans, Anjou on 5th March, 1133
Henry II became king of England in 1154. He had to fight for the throne, but in the end he spent less than half his reign in England. Although he established peace in the country after years of civil war, he found himself fighting against his own sons until his death Natural Children of King Henry I of England. Kings Henry I and Charles II were the only Kings of England to beget really large broods of illegitimate offspring. Charles, credited with 8 sons and 6 daughters, is clearly outdone by Henry with a known illegitimate offspring list consisting of 9 sons and between 12 and 15 daughters King Henry II of England was born on March 5, 1133, in Le Mans, the capital of the County of Maine, now in France. He was the eldest of the three sons of Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou, Touraine, and Maine and Empress Matilda (sometimes called Maud or Maude). Henry's mother was the widow of Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor and she used her style and title from her first marriage for the rest of her life Gaunt's nephew Richard II legitimized Gaunt's children with Katherine Swynford by a deed dated 1397. In 1407, Henry IV and his first wife issued a new deed confirming the legitimacy of the brothers. but at the same time declaring them ineligible for the throne
Family tree for Henry II, son of Geoffrey of Anjou and Matilda, daughter of Henry I showing: parents . siblings partner children . Geoffrey Plantagenet 1113 - 1151 Adeleide Empress Matilda 1102 - 1167. Geoffrey of Nantes 1134 - 1158. William of Anjou 1136 - 1164. HENRY II OF ENGLAN . His various other titles included Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, and Lord of Ireland Henry II of Brabant (French: Henri II de Brabant; Dutch: Hendrik II van Brabant) was Duke of Brabant and Lothier after the death of his father Henry I in 1235. Henry II supported his sister Mathilde's son, William II, Count of Holland, in the latter's bid for election as German King (Holy Roman Emperor)
Henry II seems to struggle to make an impact upon popular history. His reign falls in a century flanked by the Norman Conquest and Magna Carta.As great grandson of William the Conqueror, husband to Eleanor of Aquitaine and father of two of our more familiar monarchs, Richard the Lionheart and King John, it would seem understandable that he is often forgotten Very loosely based on history- there was a Francis II and Mary, Queen of Scotts, but they were 14 or 15 when wed, and he died within 17 months. Henry did have a bastard son, but not Bash. The relationship between Elizabeth II and Lord Dudley was one that was a scandal at the time Henry II, king of France from 1547 to 1559, a competent administrator who was also a vigorous suppressor of Protestants within his kingdom. The second son of Francis I and Claude of France, Henry was sent with his brother Francis, the dauphin, as a hostage to Spain in 1526 and did not return t
Read a biography about King Henry II who strengthened royal administration, but suffered from quarrels with Thomas Becket and his own family In 1533, Henry II got married to Catherine de Medici, who was a member of the ruling family of Florence. She was the daughter of Lorenzo II de' Medici and Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne. The couple went on to have ten children, of who a few died in their infancy or childhood 2. Henry the Young King . Henry (1155 - 1183) the Young King married Margaret of France (betrothed November 2, 1160, married August 27, 1172). Her father was Louis VII of France, Eleanor of Aquitaine's first husband, and her mother was Louis' second wife, Constance of Castile; Henry and Margaret shared two older half-sisters, Marie and Alix Henry II - Henry II - Significance: Henry II lived in an age of biographers and letter writers of genius. John of Salisbury, Thomas Becket, Giraldus Cambrensis, Walter Map, Peter of Blois, and others knew him well and left their impressions. All agreed on his outstanding ability and striking personality and also recorded his errors and aspects of his character that appear contradictory. However, the marriage was pushed through by Henry II when Young Henry and Marguerite were small children, so that he could seize the castles. A bitter border war followed between the kings. They were formally married on 27 August 1172 in cathedral at Winchester, when Henry was crowned king of England a second time, by Rotrou, the archbishop of.
Henry VII (Welsh: Harri Tudur; 28 January 1457 - 21 April 1509) was the King of England and Lord of Ireland from his seizure of the crown on 22 August 1485 to his death. He was the first monarch of the House of Tudor.. Henry attained the throne when his forces defeated King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the culmination of the Wars of the Roses However, none of them had children themselves, and on Elizabeth's death, the Tudor dynasty ended. Mary, born in 1516, was the only surviving child of King Henry VIII's 24-year marriage to Katherine of Aragon. Seventeen years later, Elizabeth was born to Henry and his second wife Anne Boleyn, in 1533