Henry Ii of England

May 6th, 2015
Studypool Tutor
Price: $10 USD

Tutor description

Henry II was the first of eight Plantagenet kings. He neither ignored his island kingdom nor dragged it into continental trouble. Along with Alfred, Edward I, and Elizabeth I, Henry II ranks as one of the best British monarchs.

Word Count: 1221
Showing Page: 1/4
Henry Ii of EnglandI.Early lifeA.BirthB.FamilyC.EducationD.MarriageII.Reign A.Early difficultyB.King's personalityC.Government policiesD.Thomas BecketIII.DeathA.AchievementsB.Sons revoltC.SuccessorHenry IIHenry II was the first of eight Plantagenet kings. He neither ignored his island kingdom nor dragged it into continental trouble. Along with Alfred, Edward I, and Elizabeth I, Henry II ranks as one of the best British monarchs. Henry II was born in Le Mans, France in 1133. Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, and Matilda, daughter of Henry I, were his parents. Henry's younger brothers were Geoffrey and William (Bingham 22; Tabuteau 185). Henry's father gave Henry the best education possible at that time. Peter of Saintes, who was a well-known poet, was Henry's first tutor. Adelard of Bath also taught Henry. William of Conches and Henry's other previous tutors instilled in Henry the appreciation for literature. Soon after Henry II's education, he became Duke of Normandy. With the death of his father, Henry II became the Count of Anjou at age eighteen. Once he became Count of Anjou, Henry married Eleanor of Aquitaine on May 18, 1152, in the Cathedral of P

Review from student

Studypool Student
" Excellent job "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1829 tutors are online

Other Documents

05/06/2015
05/06/2015
05/06/2015
05/06/2015

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors