- John II ( Breton: Yann, French: Jean; 1239 – 18 November 1305) reigned as Duke of Brittany from 1286 until his death, and was also Earl of Richmond in the Peerage of England. He took part in two crusades prior to his accession to the ducal throne. As a duke, John was involved in the conflicts between the kings of France and England.
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Apr 30, 2021 · However, since Arthur had sided with Philip II of France, Richard's enemy, Richard named his younger brother John as his heir, and he became king. John [ edit ] John died, on 19 October 1216, in the midst of conflict against his barons; most of them had already recognized Prince Louis of France as king.
4 days ago · Count Eustace IV of Boulogne (c. 1130 – 17 August 1153) was appointed co-king of England by his father, King Stephen, on 6 April 1152, in order to guarantee his succession to the throne (as was the custom in France, but not in England).
5 days ago · The Kingdom of England and the Duchy of Normandy remained in personal union until John Lackland, Henry II's son and fifth-generation descendant of William I, lost the continental possessions of the Duchy to Philip II of France in 1204.
4 days ago · John II, called John the Good, was King of France from 1350 until his death. When he came to power, France faced several disasters: the Black Death, which killed nearly half of its population; popular revolts known as Jacqueries; free companies of routiers who plundered the country; and English aggression that resulted in catastrophic military losses, including the Battle of Poitiers of 1356, in which John was captured. While John was a prisoner in London, his son Charles became regent and faced
3 days ago · Richard II adopted the attributed arms of King Edward the Confessor which he impaled with the royal arms of England, denoting a mystical union. 1406–1422 Henry IV abandoned the attributed arms of King Edward the Confessor , and reduced the fleurs-de-lis to three, in imitation of Charles V of France .
5 days ago · Æthelred's 37-year combined reign was the longest of any Anglo-Saxon king of England, and was only surpassed in the 13th century, by Henry III. Æthelred was briefly succeeded by his son, Edmund Ironside , but he died after a few months and was replaced by Sweyn's son, Cnut .
5 days ago · In 1196 he was made Justice Itinerant for Staffordshire. In 1195 he accompanied King Richard I of England to Normandy and in 1199, William de Braose fought beside Richard at Châlus, where the king was mortally wounded. He then supported King John's claim to the throne of England, and represented the new king, making various royal grants.
3 days ago · The Duke of Windsor (1894 - 1972) who was Governor of the Bahams during WW II watches. On the evening of December 11, he gave a radio address in which he explained: “I have found it impossible to carry on the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge the duties of king, as I would wish to do, without the help and support of the woman I ...
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