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By Alison Weir

A special ebook on Britain’s royal households by means of this good validated renowned historian.

Britain’s Royal households is a special reference publication delivering, for the 1st time in a single quantity, entire genealogical info of all individuals of the royal homes of britain, Scotland and nice Britain from 800AD to the current. Drawing on numerous specialists, either historic and glossy, Alison Weir explores the royal genealogy in extraordinary intensity and gives a accomplished consultant to the background of today’s royal relatives.

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Henry II additionally had the next illegitimate factor: by means of Ikenai, referred to as ‘a universal prostitute’, yet most likely the daughter of a knight: 1 Geoffrey (1151/3? –1212), Archbishop of York. 2 William Longespée, Earl of Salisbury (before 1170–1226); he could have been the son of Ikenai, yet this can be uncertain. He married Ela (1196? –1261), daughter of William FitzPatrick, Earl of Salisbury, and had factor. Ela later grew to become Abbess of Lacock in Wiltshire. three Peter, known as a brother of Geoffrey. through Alice (c. 1170–before 1225), daughter of Louis VII, King of France (she used to be at the moment betrothed to Henry’s son Richard): four Daughter (name now not recognized) (d. young). five baby (name and intercourse now not identified) (d. young). 6 baby (name and intercourse no longer recognized) (d. young). 7 baby (name and intercourse no longer identified) (d. young). through Nesta, spouse of Sir Ralph Bloet or Blewer: eight Morgan, Provost of Beverley, Yorkshire, and Bishop-Elect of Durham. by means of Alice de Porhoët: nine baby (name and intercourse no longer identified) (b. 1168? ); its destiny is unknown. through unknown moms: 10 Matilda, Abbess of Barking, Essex (d. by way of 1202). eleven Hugh of Wells (? ), Bishop of Lincoln (d. 1235). 12 Richard (? ). HENRY II He died on 6 July, 1189, at Chinon fortress in France, and used to be buried in Fontevrault Abbey, France. He was once succeeded by means of his son Richard. Richard I * * * FATHER: Henry II ( see here). mom: Eleanor of Aquitaine (under Henry II, see here). SIBLINGS: (under Henry II, see here). RICHARD I often called ‘Coeur de Lion’ (‘the Lionheart’), he used to be born on eight September, 1157, at Beaumont Palace, Oxford. He used to be invested with the duchy of Aquitaine in 1172. He succeeded his father as King of britain and Duke of Normandy on 2 September, 1189, being topped on that day in Westminster Abbey. He was once both topped back, or (less most likely) attended a proper crown-wearing on 17 April, 1194, at Winchester Cathedral, following his free up from a overseas captivity throughout the Crusades. Richard I spent basically 10 months of his 10-year reign in England. Richard I married, on 12 may possibly, 1191, on the Chapel of St George, Limassol, Cyprus: Berengaria She used to be the daughter of Sancho VI, King of Navarre, by way of Beatrice or Sanchia, daughter of Alfonso VII, King of Castile, and she or he used to be born c. 1163/5 in Navarre. She used to be topped Queen Consort on 12 may well, 1191, within the Chapel of St George, Lemesnos, Limassol, Cyprus. It has usually been acknowledged that Berengaria by no means set foot in England, yet this used to be no longer so: in the course of her widowhood, she paid a number of visits to the rustic of which she were Queen. In 1230, she based the Abbey of L’Espan in Le Mans, Anjou, and possibly took the veil there as a nun, in all likelihood assuming the identify in faith of Juliana. The date of her dying isn't really recorded. She used to be buried in l’Espan Abbey, Le Mans, France; her is still have been got rid of to Le Mans Cathedral in 1821. there has been no factor of her marriage to Richard I. Richard I had the next illegitimate factor: by way of Joan de St Pol (? ): 1 Fulk(? ). through an unknown mom: 2 Philip, Lord of Cognac (d. after 1201); he probably married Amelia of Cognac.

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