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Henry II - King of England 1154-1189 Henry was the eldest son of the Empress Matilda and her second husband, Geoffrey of Anjou. As grandson of King Henry I, he helped his mother in her armed attempt to take the English throne from her cousin, Stephen. Matilda eventually withdrew, but Henry continued the fight and forced Stephen to accept him as his heir. Henry was one of the greatest of English Kings. He and his wife ruled a vast Empire stretching from the Scottish Border to the Pyrenees.

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Queen Matilda - also Empress Matilda. Matilda was the daughter of Henry l of England and her second husband was Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou. Matilda and Geoffrey were the parents of Henry ll.

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The Black Prince -- Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales, oldest son of Edward III, father of Richard II.

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Picture of Matilda of Flanders William the Conqueror's wife

Matilda of Flanders

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Edward IV of England was a king of England. He was born on April 28, 1442. He was King of England from March 4, 1461 until his death on April 9, 1483. Edward was the eldest of the four sons of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York. The Duke of York was a very powerful man, and had a claim to the throne of England. He became more popular than the existing king, Henry VI of England.

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Château Gaillard, above the commune of Les Andelys overlooking the River Seine, in the Eure département of historical Normandy, now Upper Normandy, France... www.castlesandman... ... Château Gaillard is a ruined medieval castle. Construction began in 1196 under the auspices of Richard the Lionheart, King of England and Duke of Normandy. The castle was built in just two years, at the same time the town of Petit Andely.

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Edmund of York. Younger son of Plantagenet king Edward III, and founder of the House of York. His son was Richard of Cambridge, and grandson Richard of York. His great-grandsons became Kings Edward IV and Richard III. Edmund's family and that of his brother, John of Gaunt (House of Lancaster) were the warring factions in the War of the Roses, each family trying to hold their stake on the throne.

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Nice portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, holding her rock crystal vase. It was given to her by her grandfather, William IX of Aquitaine, and she later gave it to Louis VII as a wedding present. It still survives, and is on display in the Louvre museum. Eleanor of Aquitaine by *dashinvaine on deviantART

Eleanor of Aquitaine by dashinvaine on deviantART

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Etienne de Blois (1096-1154) - Stephen of Blois, King of England from 1135 to his death, grandson of William the Conqueror. Married to Mathilde de Boulogne.

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King John "Lackland" Plantaganet

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Katheryn de Roet-Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster (c.1350-1403) was the mistress & eventual 3rd wife of Plantagenet Prince John of Gaunt. Originally a misunderstood figure in history, recent scholarship has rehabilitated Katheryn's reputation & re-affirmed her significance in English history. She is the woman from which every ruler of England since Henry V is somehow descended. Most notably she is the ancestress of the Tudor's, the Stuart's & the Windsor's.

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The medieval Jewel Tower was once the treasure house of Edward III

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Berkeley Castle, where Edward II is believed to have been murdered here in 1327 on the orders of Mortimer and Isabella. But in his biography of Edward III, Ian Mortimer says that E-II didn't die here -- he lived on in exile on the Continent, and Edward III knew that. Interesting assertion.

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Edward the Black Prince

Edward, the Black Prince

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House of Normandy Family Tree

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George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence was born in Dublin on the 21st October 1449. He was the 3rd surviving son of Richard, Duke of York and Lady Cecily Neville. At the time his father was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Later they returned to Fotheringhay, which became home during his growing up. Three years later his brother Richard was born, the child who become Richard III.

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14th century Warwick Castle - Warwickshire, is the seat of the Earls of Warwick and for over 950 years has been a family home for members of the Beaumont, Beauchamp, Neville, Plantagenet, Dudley and Greville families.

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Philippa of Hainault and Edward III of England

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Plantagenet Arms

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henry ii family tree - group picture, image by tag

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Map of The Plantagenet Domains in 1154

Norman, Angevin and Plantagenet Kings of England

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Empress Matilda (1102 - 1167). After her brother died and her father failed to have a son with his second wife, he made the barons swear to honor Matilda as queen after his death. She was married first to Emperor Henry V and then to Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, who was the father of her son, Henry II. She briefly held power in 1141. She fought against her cousin, Stephen, for the throne, but lost. In 1153 Stephen was forced to accept her son as his heir, and she lived to see him crowned king.

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War of the Roses Key Characters

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Definitely a Plantagenet king of England Idade Média Imagens e Cotidiano

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Plantagenets -- RSC

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