Henry ii ruled with an iron fist as king of the french monarchy learn more at biographycom. Henry ii ruled over an empire which stretched from the scottish border to the pyrenees one of the strongest, most energetic and imaginative rulers, henry was the inheritor of three dynasties who had acquired aquitaine by marriage his charters listed them: 'king of the english, duke of the normans. Short biography henry ii (5 march 1133 – 6 july 1189) ruled as king of england (1154–1189), count of anjou, count of maine, duke of normandy, duke of aquitaine, duke of gascony, count of nantes, lord of ireland and, at various times, controlled parts of wales, scotland and western france. Henry the young king, supported by his mother, eleanor of aqitaine, and his brothers, richard, geoffrey and john, joined forces with louis vii of france, gained the support of william (the lion) of scotland and rose against henry ii.
Henry ii translation in english-norwegian dictionary glosbe henry ii in norwegian henry ii of england. 18092010 episode 2 of the channel five series kings & queens, which looks at the life and reign of henry ii of england the series looks at key monarchs in the. Henry ii, king of england, lord of ireland, duke of normandy and aquitaine, count of anjou and maine also known as curtmantle, henry fitzempress and henry plantagenet henry ii, born in 1133, was invested as duke of normandy in 1150the next year, he succeeded his father as count of anjou and maine his marriage in 1152 gave him control of the duchy of aquitaine. A portrait of king henry ii the final few years of henry’s reign up until his death in 1189, were tormented by disputes with his sons he had fashioned a large empire and made england a powerful nation.
King john (24 december 1166 – 19 october 1216) was the son of henry ii of england and eleanor of aquitaine he was king of england from 6 april 1199, until his death. King of england henry ii henry of anjou edit language label description also known as english: henry ii of england english monarch henry curtmantle henry fitzempress henry plantagenet henry ii king of england henry ii henry of anjou henry ii of england 0 references commons category henry ii of england 1 reference. Showing page 1 found 8 sentences matching phrase henry ii of englandfound in 4 ms translation memories are created by human, but computer aligned, which might cause mistakes. King henry ii of england invades ireland as richard de clare (strongbow) enjoyed life in ireland, married into irish kingship and gaining land, king henry ii of england became unnerved that some of his loyal subjects were becoming too accustomed to ireland’s way of life.
Angevin england henry ii the man and his family (on the laws and customs of england), in english and latin, attributed to henry of bratton, c 1210-1268), full text [at harvard] the barons' revolt and magna carta king john of. The peace of cateau-cambrésis was signed between henry and elizabeth i of england on mary's claim to the english throne quickly became an henry ii of france. Henry ii, first of the angevin kings, was one of the most effective of all england's monarchs he came to the throne amid the anarchy of stephen's reign and promptly collared his errant barons he refined norman government and created a capable, self-standing bureaucracy. Henry ii of england henry ii of england library of congress king henry ii was born march 5, 1133, in le mans, france he reigned from 1154 to 1189 and founded the plantagenet dynasty of english rulers henry's many innovations in civil and criminal procedure had a lasting effect upon english law and his expansion of the royal court system made royal.
20062011 henry ii's position was more precarious at this point than at any previous time in his reign if he even appeared to be losing, most of the nobles of england were poised to desert him. In 1154 henry ii gained the throne of england after a long civil war between henry and king stephen of england when henry was crowned king england was in a chaotic state. Henry ii accedes to the throne at the age of 21 upon the death of his second cousin, stephen 1154 pope adrian iv (born nicholas breakspear) becomes the first english pope 1154-1159.
The papal bull laudabiliter you [henry ii] have indicated to us, dearest son in christ that you desire to enter into the island of ireland for the purpose of. Aid from the english king henry iii (1216–72), promising the sicilian crown to his younger son edmund innocent’s successor, alexander iv (1254–61), soon discovered the folly of this effort and began to search elsewhere. Henry ii: henry ii, king of england (1154–89) who greatly expanded his anglo-french domains and strengthened the royal administration in england his quarrels with thomas becket, archbishop of canterbury, and with members of his family ultimately brought about his defeat.
Henry was the first monarch to use the title 'king of england' rather than 'king of the english' and his territory spanned from ireland to the pyrenees in 1170, becket again confronted henry, this time over the coronation of prince henry. Henry ii, also known as henry curtmantle or henry fitzempress, was the king of england (1154–89) and the founder of the plantagenet dynasty that would. Henry i of england edit classic year he would be henry ii of england the largest number of acknowledged illegitimate children born to any english. N first plantagenet king of england instituted judicial and financial reforms quarreled with archbishop becket concerning the authority of the crown over the church (1133-1189) example of: king of england , king of great britain.