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Who ruled before king Henry II?
when did King Henry II become king of England?
Henry was crowed king of England on the 19th of December 1154
How many sons did King Henry II have?
He had Five sons
How did Geoffrey, son of king Henry II die?
Geoffrey was the third son of King Henry II, and was killed by a fall from his horse
who was the father of King Henry II?
Geoffrey of Anjou.
who was the mother of King Henry II?
who was the wife of King Henry II?
Eleanor of Aquitaine
How many children did King Henry Have with Eleanor of Aquitaine?
They had eight legitimate children. Five sons and three daughters, Henry, Geoffrey, Richard, John, Joan Plantagenet, Leonora of England, Matilda Duchess of Saxony
How many illegitimate children did king Henry II have?
at least 12 illegitimate children by five or more women
who was the first king from the house of Anjou?
King Henry II
Legend has it that the House of Anjou was descended from a?
From a witch.
when did King Henry II die?
He died on the 6th of July 1189 at the Chateau Chinon, he was then buried at Fontevraud Abbey
what was the Treaty of Wallingford?
As a result of the Treaty of Wallingford, the civil war between Matilda and Stephen was ended with the provision that Stephen would retain the throne for the rest of his life and Henry would be his heir.
What nickname was applied to Henry II?
Henry appeared at his coronation dressed in a doublet and short Angevin cloak and hence earned his nickname Curtmantle