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1878 Wood Engraving Enamel Effigy Geoffrey Plantagenet

Enamael Geoffrey Plantagenet

The Eagle of the Plantagenets

Tomb effigy - Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel and 8th Earl of Surrey & Eleanor Plantagenet - Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex

Plantagenet Family tree

The House of Plantagenet

Geoffrey le Bel, Count of Anjou. Father of the Plantagenet line.

Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou 1113- 1151 My 25th great grandfather John of Marmoutier describes Geoffrey as handsome, red-headed, jovial, and a great warrior; however, Ralph of Diceto alleges that his charm camouflaged a cold and selfish character. [Is this the Norman Duke, my ancestor?]

John "Lackland" King of England, Plantagenet, brother of Richard the Lionheart

HENRY II PLANTAGENET was born on this day 5th March, 1133 and became the first Plantagenet King of England


plantagenet painting

In 1478...George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, was to be executed. His request? To be drowned in a barrel of wine.

House of Plantagenet

Empress Matilda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, married Count Geoffrey V Plantagenet, her second husband. Daughter of Henry I and Matilda.

The name Plantagenet is a anglicized version of planta genesta, which is the Norman French term for the plant now called broom. Geoffrey of Anjou, husband of Empress Matilda and father of Henry II, often wore a sprig of this plant in his hat or helmet, which is how the family got this name.


The Forebear of the Plantagenet's.

England ~ Normanns-Plantagenets Tree

Plantagenet,Edmund - Edmund "Crouchback's" Tomb- Westminster Abbey (In 1271 Edmund and his brother Edward participated in the Ninth Crusade and this is how he received his nickname "Crouchback" or "Crossback" as he was entitled to wear a cross on his back as a crusader) After returning from the Crusade he spent most of his time at Grosmont Castle. Edmund died while besieging Bordeaux in June 1296 and died in Bayonne on 5 June.

Detail of Profile from Effigy of Thomas Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence An alabaster effigy of The Duke of Clarence, Henry V's brother who was killed in the Battle of Bauge in 1421, in early 15th century full plate armor and a Lancastrian collar from Saint Michael's Chapel. Canterbury Cathedral.