Henry II


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king of France from 1547 to 1559

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first Plantagenet King of England

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Big Orange landed the Henry II and Gold Cup last season - the first two legs - before being beaten by Stradivarius in the Goodwood Cup.
We have given him an entry in the Henry II Stakes, so we'll see how that pans out, but we are strongly considering going into Pattern company rather than going down the handicap route with big weights on his back.
Trained by Saeed Bin Surour, the five-year-old son of Rainbow Quest faces nine rivals including in-form stable companion Cavalryman and Ley Hunter, who has not raced since his eighth-place finish in the Henry II Stakes.
In this seminal study, Garrison (Middlebury College) brings together the entire corpus of arts made for Otto III and Henry II in a single contextual treatment, arguing for the conscious creation of artworks that were meant to be symbolic of the emperor's power and presence in the Holy Roman Empire.
Turner succeeds in placing Eleanor at the center of a century's worth of political and administrative activity dominated by the towering figures of Henry II, Richard I, and John and their perpetual confrontation with the Capetian kings Louis VII (Eleanor's first husband) and Philip II, he interprets her activity, especially before 1176 (when she was imprisoned by Henry II for inciting the rebellion of their sons), as unproductive, impulsive, and even nefarious, even though most of these interpretations are speculations based on very thin evidence.
The Godolphin fiveyear-old was having his first start since returning sixth in the 2010 Melbourne Cup when third in Sandown's Henry II Stakes last month.
Both these women are included in this survey of both queens regnant and consort who became de facto regnant: the uncrowned Matilda, heir of Henry I, who struggled against her cousin Stephen to rule; Eleanor, consort of Henry II, who finally banished her and then imprisoned her for her support of his sons' revolt; Isabella, a nasty piece of work who turned against her husband, Edward II, and eventually allied with her lover, Roger Mortimer, to oust the King and, in the author's view, to have him killed; and Margaret, who ruled when the King's mental illness made him unfit.
05) will bid to win the Henry II Stakes for the second year running at Sandown on Thursday.
This great family dramedy about Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine's battle of wits over which of their three sons would be the next King of England, stars David Bailey as Henry and Deb Campbell as Eleanor.
By Mali Ishtewi King Henry II was, to say the least, a most intriguing character.
She grew up delightfully charming, graceful and attractive, the French fell in love with her and Henry II of France resolved to marry her to his son and heir, the sickly dauphin Francis.
Setting friendship aside, which is often necessary in business, Henry II discreetly engineered Becket's murder in 1170.
Both Catherine and her husband, Henry (who became King Henry II of France in 1547) had insecure and traumatic childhoods.
Though the narrative is not indexed, teachers and their students, as well as the general listener, will appreciate the short, lively chapters, many featuring great characters such as Julius Caesar, Boadicia, Lady Godiva, King Arthur, Henry II, Becket, Robin Hood, and Wat Tyler.