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  1. Henry II (13 January 1334 – 29 May 1379), called Henry of Trastámara or the Fratricidal (el Fratricida), was the first King of Castile and León from the House of Trastámara. He became king in 1369 by defeating his half-brother Peter the Cruel , after numerous rebellions and battles.

  2. Henry II (born 1333—died May 29, 1379, Burgos, Castile [Spain]) was the king of Castile from 1369, founder of the house of Trastámara, which lasted until 1504. The illegitimate son of Alfonso XI of Castile, Henry rebelled against his younger half brother, Peter I (Peter the Cruel), invaded Castile with French aid in 1366, and was crowned ...

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  3. Henry II (13 January 1334 – 29 May 1379), called Henry of Trastámara or the Fratricidal ( el Fratricida ), was the first King of Castile and León from the House of Trastámara. He became king in 1369 by defeating his half-brother Peter the Cruel, after numerous rebellions and battles.

  4. Jan 6, 2022 · Henry II of CASTILE, 1st Count of Trastámara, also known as Henry of Trastámara. He was King of Castile and Leon from 13 March 1366 – 3 April 1367. "Henry was the fourth of ten illegitimate children of King Alfonso XI of Castile and Eleanor de Guzmán, a great-granddaughter of Alfonso IX of León.

  5. Biography: Henry II of Castile, also known as Henry of Trastámara or Henry the Fratricidal, was the first King of Castile and León in his line. He initiated the House of Trastámara after a lengthy conflict in which he ultimately defeated and killed his half-brother, Peter the Cruel.

  6. Mar 11, 2022 · Henry II of Castile established the House of Trastámara. He was born in Seville in 1333 as the illegitimate son of Alfonso XI of Castile and his mistress, Eleanor de Guzmán. In fact, Henry was the fourth of the ten children that Alfonso had with Eleanor.

  7. Henry II of Castile, also known as Henry of Trastámara, from the Latin “Tras Tamaris” (or beyond the Tambre River), King of Castile and León (1366–1367, 1369–1379) was the first king of the Trastámara Dynasty.

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