Henry II (5 March 1133 – 6 July 1189), also known as Henry Curtmantle (French: Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress, or Henry Plantagenet, was King of England from 1154 until his death in 1189. He was the first king of the House of Plantagenet .
Henry II (French: Henri II; 31 March 1519 – 10 July 1559) was King of France from 31 March 1547 until his death in 1559. The second son of Francis I and Duchess Claude of Brittany, he became Dauphin of France upon the death of his elder brother Francis in 1536.
26/06/2022 · 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.
10/12/2019 · Henry II was known for his good looks, intelligence, and ability to speak several languages. Credited with boundless energy and drive, the king was of stocky build and had piercing grey eyes, red hair, and a ferocious temper to match.
Henry becomes King after defeating Richard III of York at the Battle of Bosworth Field. The Wars of the Roses are ended. 1486: Henry marries Elizabeth of York, thereby uniting the houses of York and Lancaster. 1487: Henry crushes a revolt by the Earl of Lincoln on behalf of Lambert Simnel, a claimant to the throne, at Stoke. 1491
Name: King William III and Queen Mary II Full Name: William Henry of Orange and Mary Stuart Born: November 14, 1650 at The Hague, Netherlands; Mary: April 30, 1662 at St James Palace, London Parents: William II of Orange and Mary Stuart; Mary: James II and Anne Hyde Relation to Elizabeth II: 2nd cousin 8 times removed House of: Stuart and Orange
Peter O'Toole, Actor: Lawrence of Arabia. A leading man of prodigious talents, Peter O'Toole was born and raised in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, the son of Constance Jane Eliot (Ferguson), a Scottish nurse, and Patrick Joseph O'Toole, an Irish metal plater, football player and racecourse bookmaker.