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1154-1189
   was the reign of   
Henry II
Also known as Curtmantle
Henry II
   ruled France from   
July 31, 1547 to July 10, 1559
1155
      
Henry II Granted Dominion over Ireland
Ireland was made a feudal possession of Henry II of England by Pope Adrian IV, the only English Pope.
1171
      
Henry II Led an Army to Waterford
Alarmed at the prospect of Strongbow forming his own independent kingdom in Leinster the English king Henry II leads an army to Waterford. Strongbow submits to the king and is rewarded by being made Lord of Leinster.
Henry II
   of the   
House of Liudofing (Saxon)
1002-1014 - He was the only German king to be canonised.
Henry II
   was known as   
Curtmantle
"Curtmantle" is Old gael English for 'short coat'. Henry II was the first monarch whose coat was shorter than his predecessors. This prevented others from 'stepping on his coat tails'.
Henry II
   was known as   
FitzEmpress
FitzEmpress means son of the Empress. Henry was the son of Empress Matilda, daughter of King Henry I of England.
The Lion in Winter (1968)
   is a film about   
Henry II
Based on a 1966 Broadway play; starring Peter O'Toole
Henry II
   was played by Peter O'Toole in   
The Lion in Winter (1968)
Henry II
   was played by Peter O'Toole in   
Becket (1964)
The Order of the Holy Spirit
   was founded by   
King Henry III
1578
Henry III
   of the   
House of Salian (Frankish)
1028-1056 - After becoming Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, he siezed all the castles of Crescentii.
Henry III
   was known as   
Henry of Winchester
Henry was born at Winchester Castle
1216-1272
   was the reign of   
Henry III
Henry III
   ruled France from   
May 30, 1574 to August 2, 1589
Edict of Beaulieu (1576)
   was signed by   
King Henry III of France
Ends the fifth phase of the French Wars of Religion; gives the Huguenots the right of public worship
Edict of Boulogne (1573)
   was signed by   
King Henry III of France
Ends the fourth phase of the French Wars of Religion; gives Huguenots the right to worship in La Rochelle, Montauban, and Nimes






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