King of England Henry Plantagenet, II

King of England Henry Plantagenet, II[1]

Male 1133 - 1189  (56 years)

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  • Name Henry Plantagenet 
    Prefix King of England 
    Suffix II 
    Born 25 Mar 1133  LeMans, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Curtmantle, Fitzempress 
    Occupation Duke of Normandy 
    Occupation 1154 to 1189 
    King of England 
    • First of the Angevin kings. He ruled an empire that stretched from the Tweed to the Pyrenees. In spite of frequent hostitilties with the French King his own family and rebellious Barons (culminating in the great revolt of 1173-74) and hisquarre l with Thomas Becket, Henry maintained control over his possessions until shortly before his death. His judicial andadministrative reforms which increased Royal control and influence at the expense of the Barons were of great constitutional impo rtance. Introduced trial by Jury.
    Web Site Britannia's Site Page about Henry II - http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon26.html 
    To Lady Kathleen Great GrandParent 
    Died 6 Jul 1189  Chinon / Saumur, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Abbey of Fontevrault, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, , Anjou, , Rhone-Alpes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I839  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2012 

    Father Count of England Geoffrey Plantagenet, V,   b. 24 Aug 1113,   d. 7 Sep 1151, Chateau-du-Loir, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Queen of England Matilda,   b. 1102, Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1167, Rouen, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 22 May 1128  LeMans, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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 
    Children 
     1. King of England Richard Plantagenet, I,   b. 8 Sep 1157, Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1199, Chalus, Aquitaine, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     2. Duke of Brittany Geoffrey Plantagenet, II,   b. 1158,   d. 1186  (Age 28 years)
     3. Henry Plantagenet,   b. Abt 1160,   d. Abt 1220  (Age ~ 60 years)
    +4. Princess of England Eleanor Plantagenet,   b. 1162, , , England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1214, , , , Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    +5. King of England John Plantagenet,   b. 24 Dec 1167, Beaumont, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1216, Newark Castle, Newark, Nottingham, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Mar 1133 - LeMans, Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1152 - Bordeaux Cathedral, Bordeaux, , Aquitaine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jul 1189 - Chinon / Saumur, France 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
    King Henry II
    King Henry II
    Heraldary of Henry II
    Heraldary of Henry II

    Headstones
    Abbey of Fontevrault
    Abbey of Fontevrault
    Henry II Headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S169] Wikipedia, Henry II (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S169] Wikipedia, Abbey of Fontevrand (Reliability: 3).



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