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King Henry II of England. Plantagenet dynasty. Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, and Lord of Ireland. (28th great grandfather on mom's side)

Henry II King of England (Reign: Dec 1154 to July aka Henry Curtmantle, Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet. Henry was the son of Geoffrey of Anjou and Matilda, daughter of Henry I of England.

King Henry VII (1485-1509). House of Tudor. 13th great-grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II. Reign: 23 yrs, 7 mos, 28 days. Successor: Son, Henry VIII. Historical events during reign: Christopher Columbus crosses the Atlantic; John Cabot discovers Newfoundland, Canada which he thought was Asia and claimed it for England. Henry VII's daughter married James IV of Scotland giving James' descendants (including Mary, Queen of Scots) a claim to the English throne. Henry VII died at age 52.

Key facts about King Henry VII who was born January reigned - including biography, historical timeline and links to the British royal family tree.

The ruins of 13th century King John's Castle near Odiham, Hampshire    		The 'Castle' was actually a fortified octagonal hunting lodge,  surrounded by moats. King John rode from here to sign Magna Carta at  Runnymede.  Photo published in the January 2011 edition of Hampshire  the

The ruins of century King John's Castle near Odiham, Hampshire The 'Castle' was actually a fortified octagonal hunting lodge, surrounded by moats. King John rode from here to sign Magna Carta at Runnymede. King John generation 28 on family tree.

Normandy flag falaise - Flag and coat of arms of Normandy - My 30th Great Grandfather Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Normandy flag falaise - Flag and coat of arms of Normandy - My Great Grandfather Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Green Hall & Pub - Stratton, Dorset, England

Green Hall & Pub - Stratton, Dorset, England

Geoffrey Le Bel Duke of Normandy/Matilde d'Anjou Empress Maud Descent:  HENRY II 23GGF; Hamelin de Warenne 23rd GGF

Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, father of Henry II.

f. 2v Paris BNF, Latin 15675, origine :Afflighem, 2nd quart XIIème. These look like early bliauts as in the court garment made of the bliaut fabric with orfrois embroidered bands cut shaped to the torso likely using side lacing. The cintures also seem to be embroidered with ofrois and they have brooches closing the chemises at the necks.

Afflighem, quart XIIème Paris BNF, Latin I like: - the relatively close-fitting overdress - loose sleeves - much fuller and longer underdress - but it is a bit early

Jackman's Cross - Stratton Dorset, England

The Stratton Dorset Village Website

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