King of England John Plantagenet[1]

Male 1167 - 1216  (48 years)


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  • Name John Plantagenet 
    Prefix King of England 
    Born 24 Dec 1167  Beaumont, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As John Lackland 
    Occupation King of England Reigned 1199 to 1216. 
    Stories and Notes See Notes 
    • His reign saw renewal of war with Phillip II Augustus of France to whom he has lost several continental possesions including Normandy by 1205.
    Stories and Notes See Notes  [2
    • Forced to signed Magna Carta on June 15, 1215 at Runnymede After he came into conflict with his Barons.
    To Lady Kathleen Great GrandParent 
    Died 18 Oct 1216  Newark Castle, Newark, Nottingham, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His later repudiation of the charter led to the first barons war 1215-17 during which John died.
    Buried Abbey of Fontevrault, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, , Anjou, , Rhone-Alpes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I826  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2012 

    Father King of England Henry Plantagenet, II,   b. 25 Mar 1133, LeMans, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1189, Chinon / Saumur, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Princess of Aquitaine Eleanor,   b. 1122, Bordeaux, , Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1204, Abbey of Fontevrault, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, , Anjou, , Rhone-Alpes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1152  Bordeaux Cathedral, Bordeaux, , Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Suzanne De Warenne 
    Children 
    +1. Baron of Chilham Richard Fitzjohn,   b. 1186, Chilham Castle, Chilham, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1270  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F1890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Agatha Ferrers,   b. 1168, Charltey, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Joan Plantagenet,   b. 1188, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1237, Aberconway, Caernarvon, Wales, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F1976  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Queen Consort of England Isabella Taillefer,   b. 1186, Angouleme, , Poitou-Charentes, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1246, Fonteevrault. Maine-et-Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1200  Bordeaux, , Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. King of England Henry Plantagenet, III,   b. 11 Oct 1207, Winchester Castle, Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1272, Saint Edmunds, Westminster, , England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Earl of Cornwall Richard Plantagenet,   b. 5 Jan 1209, Winchester Castle, Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1272, Newark Castle, Newark, Nottingham, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Eleanor Plantagenet,   b. 1210,   d. Abt 1270  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1167 - Beaumont, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Aug 1200 - Bordeaux, , Aquitaine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Oct 1216 - Newark Castle, Newark, Nottingham, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Abbey of Fontevrault, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, , Anjou, , Rhone-Alpes, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Newark Castle
    Newark Castle
    Plantagenet

    Histories
    Signers of the Magna Carta
    Signers of the Magna Carta
    The King and 25 Surety Barons
    In case of viewer issues the PDF can be found at Signers of the Magna Carta

  • Sources 
    1. [S169] Wikipedia, John I (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S229] Magna Carta Web Site, Britannia.
      The Great Charter of English liberty granted (under considerable duress) by King John at Runnymede on June 15, 1215

    3. [S169] Wikipedia, (Reliability: 3).