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Henry II.

Louis Francis Salzmann

Henry II.

by Louis Francis Salzmann

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Published by Constable and Co. in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 267p.
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21745411M

  Henry II (5 March – 6 July ), also known as Henry Curtmantle (French: Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet, ruled as Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, King of England (–89) and Lord of Ireland; at various times, he also controlled Wales, Scotland and s: Empress Matilda, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou. In the first years of the 15th century, England is in the middle of a civil war. Powerful rebels have assembled against King Henry IV in an attempt to overthrow him. They have just suffered a major defeat at the Battle of Shrewsbury, but several rebel leaders--including the Archbishop of York, Lord Mowbray, and Lord Hastings--remain alive and.

I have always loved anything about Henry II who is considered one of the greatest monarchs in English history. Unfortunately good biographies on Henry II, who ruled England for a.d., are somewhat hard to find. This is an excellent book. It is painstakingly researched and gives great insight into both the man and the empire he ruled/5(39). The Pericopes of Henry II is one of the most exquisite examples of Ottonian illuminated manuscripts from the early middle ages to survive. Also known as Das Perikopenbuch Heinrichs II, the codex was written and illuminated in the early 11th century in the heart of Europe, namely the Benedictine abbey of Reicheneau on Lake Constance. With its more than

Henry II (–) was crowned king of England in He was already Duke of Normandy and Count of Anjou, and became Duke of Aquitaine when he married Eleanor of Aquitaine, the former queen of France. This not only made Henry powerful but also . Henry II, King of France (until d. ); Carl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Residenzschloss, Weimar (by –d. ); by descent to Wilhelm Ernst, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Residenzschloss, Weimar, later Schloss Heinrichau, Lower Silesia, Germany (now Henryków, Poland) (–d.


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Henry II by Louis Francis Salzmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

I have always loved anything about Henry II who is considered one of the greatest monarchs in English history. Unfortunately good biographies on Henry II, who ruled England for a.d., are somewhat hard to find. This is an excellent book. It is painstakingly researched and gives great insight into both the man and the empire he ruled/5(52).

The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet Crown. by Nick Barratt | out of 5 stars 1. Lieutenant Henry Gallant (The Henry Gallant Saga Book 2) by H.

Peter Alesso out of 5 stars Kindle $ $ 0. Free with Kindle Unlimited membership. Or Henry II. book. Henry II (5 March – 6 July ), also known as Henry Curtmantle (French: Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet, was King of England from to his death.

He was the first king of the House of Henry II. book VII of France made him Duke of Normandy in Henry became Count of Anjou and Maine upon the death of his father, Geoffrey of Anjou, in Father: Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou. About the Book. Henry II was an enigma to contemporaries, and has excited widely divergent judgments ever since.

Dramatic incidents of his reign, such as his quarrel with Archbishop Becket and his troubled relations with his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and his sons, have attracted the attention of historical novelists, playwrights, and filmmakers, but with no unanimity of interpretation.

Henry II, byname Henry of Anjou, Henry Plantagenet, Henry FitzEmpress, or Henry Curtmantle (Short Mantle), (bornLe Mans, Maine [now in France]—died July 6,near Tours), duke of Normandy (from ), count of Anjou (from ), duke of Aquitaine (from ), and king of England (from ), who greatly expanded his Anglo-French.

Henry II was an enigma to contemporaries, and has excited widely divergent judgements ever since. Dramatic incidents of his reign, such as his quarrel with Archbishop Becket and his troubled relations with his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and his sons, have attracted the attention of historical novelists, playwrights and filmmakers, but with no unanimity of interpretation/5(2).

Henry II (French: Henri II; 31 March – 10 July ) was King of France from 31 March until his death in The second son of Francis I, he became Dauphin of France upon the death of his elder brother Francis III, Duke of Brittany, in As a child, Henry and his elder brother spent over four years in captivity in Spain as hostages in exchange for their : Francis I, King of France.

Henry II was an enigma to contemporaries, and has excited widely divergent judgments ever since. Dramatic incidents of his reign, such as his quarrel with Archbishop Becket and his troubled relations with his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and his sons, have attracted the attention of historical novelists, playwrights, and filmmakers, but with no unanimity of interpretation.

Henry II was an enigma to contemporaries, and has excited widely divergent judgments ever since. Dramatic incidents of his reign, such as his quarrel with Archbishop Becket and his troubled relations with his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and his sons, have attracted the attention of historical novelists, playwrights, and filmmakers, but with no unanimity of interpretation.5/5(5).

Henry II, –89, king of England (–89), son of Matilda, queen of England, and Geoffrey IV, count of was the founder of the Angevin, or Plantagenet, line in England and one of the ablest and most remarkable of the English kings. Early Life Henry's early attempts to recover the English throne, which he claimed through his mother, were unsuccessful.

Henry II was an enigma to contemporaries, and has excited widely divergent judgments ever since. Dramatic incidents of his reign, such as his quarrel with Archbishop Becket and his troubled relations with his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and his sons, have attracted the attention of historical novelists, playwrights, and filmmakers, but with no unanimity of interpretation/5.

Henry II became king of England in 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.

This first modern study of Henry the Young King, eldest son of Henry II but the least known Plantagenet monarch, explores the brief but eventful life of the only English ruler after the Norman Conquest to be created co-ruler in his father’s lifetime.

Crowned at fifteen to secure an undisputed succession, Henry played a central role in the. Henry II book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2).

Henry II, King of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, Count of Anjou and Maine, was born 5 March in Le Mans, France to Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou and Maine () and Matilda of Normandy () and died 6 July inChinon, France of unspecified causes.

He married Eleanor of Aquitaine () 18 May JL in Bordeaux, France. Notable ancestors Familysearch afn: 8WKP-WF. T he reign of Henry II has long been regarded, and rightly, as a period of major importance in the history of English law.

For most legal historians it is the period when it first becomes possible to recognise the existence of an English ‘Common Law’: both a set of national legal institutions bringing law and justice to the whole of England, and a body of legal rules applicable over the Cited by: 2.

Henry II. [W L Warren] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: W L Warren. Find more information about: ISBN: Henry II, also known as Henry Curtmantle or Henry FitzEmpress, was the King of England (–89) and the founder of the Plantagenet dynasty that would rule over the country for almost years after him.

His various other titles included Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, and Lord of Ireland. A summary of Act II, Prologue and scenes i–ii in William Shakespeare's Henry V.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Henry V and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

"Henry II (5 March. 6 July ), also known as Henry Curtmantle (French: Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet, ruled as Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, King of England (?89) and Lord of Ireland; at various times, he also controlled Wales, Scotland and Brittany.

Henry II synonyms, Henry II pronunciation, Henry II translation, English dictionary definition of Henry II. King of England. The son of Princess Matilda, he founded the Plantagenet royal line and appointed Thomas à Becket as archbishop of Canterbury.John Henry® † 8 color sections, featuring 8 wedding flower style design book PAGES, MORE THAN PHOTOS, OVER FLORAL DESIGNS complete weddings and one Your Own Style page per section † Cake Gallery - eighteen beautiful cakes with stunning fl ower accents † Finishing Touches - four pages featuring more than a dozen.Henry II of France was a monarch who ruled France from to Check out this biography to know about his birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

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