Cristiano Bierrenbach, of US-based Heritage Auctions, said: "King Henry III
ordered the creation of a gold coin for his kingdom at twice the weight of a silver penny.
For anyone, like me, who first learnt their French history from Alexandre Dumas, Henry III
of France must remain an intriguing figure because of his appearance in La Dame de Monsoreau and Les Quarante-Cinq.
She sets out to make this argument in a series of chapters dealing with outlawry in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England and in the reigns of Henry II, Richard I to early Henry III
, Henry III
(after 1223), and Edward I.
After John's death, the regency government of his young son, Henry III
, reissued the document in 1216, stripped of some of its more radical content, in an unsuccessful bid to build political support for their cause.
Even when relations between the de Montforts and Henry III
were strained, Henry seems to have retained an affection for his sister and she for him.
Here he details the life of Henry III
(left), the so-called Puppet King.
She is not a little girl like Francis's younger brothers, Charles and Henry III
In reality, however, neither King John, nor his successor, Henry III
, was willing to abide by its terms.
1265: The first modern English Parliament met at Westminster Hall: it was summoned by the rebel Earl of Leicester, French nobleman Simon de Montfort, while he was briefly ruler of England, and would be dissolved by Henry III
later that year when he regained power.
I'm impressed so many voters had an in-depth knowledge of the style of Samuel Pepys and Henry III
to put them in the top 10.
Among the topics are the transformation of the fief into the common law tenure in fee, the law and crime of arson in England 1200-1350, King Henry III
and the Jews in 1255, lawyers retained by Peterborough Abbey in the late 13th and early 14th centuries, and the wills and testamentary trials of Sir John Fastolf.
It was not recognised by King Henry III
and was dissolved less than a month later.
1245 - The date the present Westminster Abbey was started by Henry III
Party guests will also have the chance to meet kings and queens from history including Elizabeth I, Richard III, Henry III
and Henry V, supplied by Falstaff Entertainment.
They were both valued initially by Louis IX and Henry III
for their administrative and diplomatic capablilities, yet both also had to maintain their abbeys' status as exempt from ecclesiastical jurisidiction.