On this day 25th October, Henry II…

1154 – Henry II becomes King of England.  Also known as Henry Plantagenet, ruled as Count of Anjou, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, and Lord of Ireland.  He was married to the formidable Eleanor of Aquitaine.

One of the major international events surrounding Henry during the 1160’s was the Becket controversy.

To find out more lordship titles from the reign of Henry the Plantagenet contact mailto:ltaylor@manorial.co.uk