Brother of Richard the Lionheart
Born: Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England.
December 24, 1166.
Parents: King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine.
Count Geoffrey of Anjou and Empress Matilda.
Duke William X of Aquitaine and Aenor of Chatellerault.
Married: (1) Isabella of Gloucester on August 1189
at Marlborough, Wiltshire.
(2) Isabella of Angouleme in 1200. Died 1246. Buried at Fontevraud Abbey.
Children: Five by Isabella of Angouleme.
Notably King Henry III, Richard, Isabella and Eleanor. Plus five illegitimate children.
Succeeded to the throne of England: April 6, 1199.
Crowned: at Westminster Abbey May 27, 1199.
Authority: King of England, with claims to Scotland, Wales and western France; Lord of Ireland from 1185.
Rule: 17 years.
Died: Newark Castle, Nottinghamshire, October 18, 1216.
Buried: Worcester Cathedral, England.