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    House and time of the Plantagenets


    House and time of the Plantagenets

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    A portrait of Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI and Queen of England at the start of the Wars of the Roses | Flickr -

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    Warrior: The bones of a medieval knight have been discovered under an old city car park in Edinburgh

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    Henry I's daughter: Matilda. Married at age 23 to 13 year old Geoffrey V Plantagenet and son of Fulk, King of Jerusalem, and their son was King Henry II

    Unusual Historicals: July 2012

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    The entire Merovingian line is transmitted to Plantagenets only through Eleanor of Aquitaine

    Medieval Legacy

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    Elionor of Provence (c. 1223-1291). She was a daughter of Sovereign Count Ramon Berenguer IV and his wife, Beatrice of Savoy. She was Queen of England (1236-1272) as the wife of King Henry III. Her children were King Edward I, Edmund The 1st Earl of Lancaster, and The Princesses Margaret and Beatrice. [19th century portrait]

    Who Were the Plantagenet Queens of England?

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    The effigy and tomb of The Black Prince (Edward, Prince of Wales), Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, England

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    An illustration of King Richard III, who died during the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, and a photo made available by the University of Leicester, of King Richard III's skull. Richard III was the last king to fall in battle.

    Hate mail over Richard III burial plans

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    Edward I (Longshanks), King of England

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    Richard I "The Lionheart", House of Plantagenet, b.6 September 1157 d.06 April 1199, son of Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine. King of England 1189-1199.

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    CATALINA DE LANCASTER REINA DE CASTILLA | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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    Chasuble of Thomas Becket, 12th century, Museum voor Oudheidkunde en Sierkunst en Schone Kunsten

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    Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall (c. 1284 – 19 June 1312) was an English nobleman of Gascon origin, and the favourite of King Edward II of England.

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    Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, KG played a major role in King Richard III's rise and fall. He is also one of the primary suspects in the disappearance of the Princes in the Tower.

    Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham (1454-1483)

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    Appareled Alb / Vestments of St. Thomas à Becket, Treasury of Sens Cathedral (12th Century)

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    Boar Badge of RIchard III, found in Bosworth field.

    Archaeologists Find Location of Major English Battle - Archaeology Magazine

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    Lady Isabel Neville was the elder daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, the Kingmaker of the Wars of the Roses, and Anne de Beauchamp, 16th Countess of Warwick. She was the wife of George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence.

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    An English stained-glass panel, 1400-50, depicts Saint Peter with his symbolic attributes, the keys to heaven. (Victoria & Albert Museum)

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    RED ROSE~~ Katherine of Valois was a wife of Henry V, mother of Henry VI. Later she was wed with Owen Tudor and became mother to Edmund, Jasper, Margaret, Catherine and Tasinda Tudor. So she was a paternal grandmother of Henry VII

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    King Henry IV’s partially preserved head, which was separated from its body during the French Revolution, when monarchs’ graves were desecrated.

    The Strange & the antique

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    Arthur I, Duke of Brittany (1187 - 1203). Son of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany and Constance, grandson of King Henry II. Richard I named Arthur his heir, but when Richard died his brother John seized the throne. Philip II of France recognized Arthur's claim to the throne, but later abandoned him and recognized King John instead. He was captured by King John in 1202 and vanished in 1203.

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    Geoffrey’s nickname, “plante de genet,” stuck, even after he married Matilda, daughter of England’s King Henry I. “Their son Henry (the II),… was to be the first of the ‘Plantagenet’ line (also known as the House of Anjou or the Angevin Dynasty).” Geoffrey and Matilda generation 29 on our family tree.

    Human Flower Project :: Plantagenets: Saved by the Broom

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    James 5th High Steward Scotland Stewart 1243 -1309 was the son of Alexander Stewart, 4th High Steward of Scotland. He was a Guardian of Scotland. During the Wars of Scottish Independence, he submitted to King Edward I of England. However, he joined Sir William Wallace. After the defeat of Wallace at the Battle of Falkirk 1298 he joined Robert the Bruce. James Stewart's son Walter Stewart married Robert the Bruce's daughter, Marjorie Bruce. I'll count the "greats" back from me later!

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    In 1314, his descendant, also named Walter, fought at the Battle of Bannockburn when Robert the Bruce defeated the English. Afterwards Walter married King Robert's daughter, Marjory Bruce. Marjory died soon after the birth of their son, Robert, and was buried in Paisley Abbey. Their son was crowned King Robert II in 1371 following the death of King David II, son of King Robert the Bruce. This was the beginning of the royal house of Stewart.

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    Statue of Richard the Lionheart, before the Palace of Westminster.

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    Tomb of Richard I. Death-masks or portraits were made immediately after death and an effigy constructed which was put on top of the coffin during the funeral (better than a decomposing body!) so tomb portraits are good likenesses

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