Henry II "Curt Mantel", King of England (1154-1189)[1, 2, 3]

Male 1133 - 1189  (56 years)


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  • Born 5 Mar 1132/33  Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    History
    • He was also the Duke of Normandy; Duke of Aquitaine; and Count of Anjou.
    • In 1149, he was knighted by King David of Scotland.
    • He was crowned King of England on 25 Oct 1154 in Westminster Abbey. [2]
    • A dispute between the King and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, lead to Thomas' murder in the cathedral in December 1170. A year later, Henry invaded Ireland.
    Henry II argues with Thomas Becket
    Henry II argues with Thomas Becket
    Died 6 Jul 1189  Château Chinon, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Buried Fontevraud Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I2817  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2020 

    Father Geoffrey V Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, Duke of Normandy,   b. 24 Nov 1113, Anjou, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1151, Château-du-Loir, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother The Empress Matilda,   b. 7 Feb 1102, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1167, Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 22 May 1127  Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eleanor of Aquitaine, Dutchess of Aquitaine,   b. 1123, probably Bordeaux, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1204, Palace of Poitiers, Poitiers, Poitou, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [2
    Married 18 May 1153  Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11
    Children 
     1. William, Prince of England,   b. 17 Aug 1153, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1156, Wallingford Castle, Wallingford, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Henry "the Young King", Duke of Normandy,   b. 28 Feb 1155, Bermondsey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1183, Château Martel, Touraine, France (not found) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     3. Matilda,   b. 1156, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Danwarderode Castle, Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Richard I "Coeur de Lion", King of England (1189-1199),   b. 8 Sep 1157, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1199  (Age 41 years)
     5. Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany and Earl of Richmond,   b. 23 Sep 1158,   d. 19 Aug 1186, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     6. Eleanor of England,   b. 13 Oct 1162, Falaise, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1214, Burgos, Castile, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     7. Joan,   b. 1165,   d. 1199  (Age 34 years)
    +8. John "Lackland", King of England (1199-1216),   b. 24 Dec 1167, Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1216, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F2204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ida Plantagenet,   b. Abt 1154 
    Married Type: They were not married 
    Children 
    +1. William "Longespée", Earl of Salisbury,   b. Abt 1170, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1225/26, Salisbury Castle, Wiltshire, England (exact location not found) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)  [Natural]
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F2207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Mar 1132/33 - Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 May 1153 - Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jul 1189 - Château Chinon, Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fontevraud Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Pays de la Loire, France Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S2002] ------------- Secondary Sources -------------.

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    3. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    4. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002).

    5. [S65] Sewell, Robert James. Sewell: A History of the Sewell Family from the Earliest Times, (unknown: manuscript, March 2008).

    6. [S308] Moriarty, G. Andrews. The Origin of the Plantagenets, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, volume XCIX, January 1945).

    7. [S307] Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004).

    8. [S1440] Bradley, Hal. "A Royal Descent for John Stratton" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume 160, April 2006).

    9. [S63] von Redlisch, Marcellus Donald Alexander R. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume 1 , (Cottonport, Louisiana: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941).

    10. [S309] Fraser, Antonia. The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975).

    11. [S1461] Burke, John and John Bernard Burke. The Royal Families of England, Scotland and Wales with their Descendants, Sovereigns and Subjects , (London: E. Churton, 1848).



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