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Henry II King of England

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  • Henry II (King of England) —     Henry II     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Henry II     King of England, born 1133; died 6 July, 1189; was in his earlier life commonly known as Henry Fitz Empress from the fact that his mother Matilda, daughter of Henry I, was first married to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Henry VII, King of England — (1457–1509)    First king of the house of TUDOR, Henry VII, the surviving heir of the house of LANCASTER, won the Crown from RICHARD III and the house of YORK at the Battle of BOSWORTH FIELD in August 1485. The son of Edmund TUDOR, earl of… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Henry VI, King of England — (1421–1471)    Through his favoritism and inability to function effectively as king, Henry VI, third monarch of the house of LANCASTER, became a chief cause of the WARS OF THE ROSES.    Born at Windsor in December 1421, the only child of Henry V… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Henry VIII, king of England — (reigned 1509 1547)    Born the second son of Henry VII, the younger Henry became heir to the throne when his brother Arthur died. He also was married to Catherine of Aragon, the young widow of his brother, despite church laws forbidding such a… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Henry VIII, king of England — ( 14 91 15 4 7 )    founder of the independent Church of England    The instigator of the Protestant Reformation in England, King Henry VIII was born on June 28, 1491, the son of Henry VII. He ascended the throne in 1509 and immediately married… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Henry VII, king of England — (Reigned 1485 1509)    First king of the Tudor dynasty. His military victory over King Richard III brought an end to the 30 years of sporadic civil war known as the Wars of the Roses. Henry was a shrewd and calculating politician, skilled at… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Henry VIII, King of England — (1491 1547)    Henry was born at Greenwich, near London, the son of Henry VII, and succeeded to the throne of England in 1509. He presided over the beginnings of the English Renaissance and the English Reformation, and in 1521 Pope Leo X… …   British and Irish poets

  • King of England — noun the sovereign ruler of England • Syn: ↑King of Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑king, ↑male monarch, ↑Rex • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Canute, ↑Cnut, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Richard III, King of England — (1452–1485)    Richard III, the last king of the houses of YORK and PLANTAGENET, is the most controversial monarch in English history. By deposing and then perhaps murdering his nephew, Richard revived the WARS OF THE ROSES, thereby destroying… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Edward V, King of England — (1470–c. 1483)    The eldest son of EDWARD IV and second monarch of the house of YORK, Edward V was the uncrowned king of England from April to June 1483, when he was dethroned by his uncle RICHARD III in an act of usurpation that reignited the… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Richard I, King Of England — • King who embarked on the Crusades (1157 1199) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Richard I, King of England     Richard I, King of England      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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