Henry II (England)

Henry of Anjou, Henry Plantagenet
Henry FitzEmpress, Henry Curtmantle
Duke of Normandy (11501189)
Count of Anjou (11511189)
Duke of Aquitaine (11521189)
Count of Poitiers (11561189)
King of England (11541189)

Henry II in Art:

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882)
Fair Rosamund
National Museum WalesCardiff



Henry II in Film:

The Lion in Winter
Director: Anthony Harvey
Starring: Peter O’TooleKatharine Hepburn


Born March 5 1133 Le Mans (France)
Died July 6 1189 Château de Chinon (France)
Buried Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud-l’Abbaye)
Wife (1152-1189) Eleanor of Aquitaine (c.1122-1204)
Son William IX, Count of Poitiers (1153-1156)
Son Henry the Young King (1155-1183)
Daughter Matilda, Duchess of Saxony (1156-1189)
Son Richard the Lionheart, King of England (1157-1199)
Son Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (1158-1186)
Daughter Eleanor, Queen of Castile (1161-1214)
Daughter Joan, Queen of Sicily (1165-1199)
Son John Lackland, King of England (1166-1216)