Henri 2 france. His parents were francis i of france and claude of france. In june 1559 a tournament lasting several days was held in paris to celebrate a peace treaty between france and spain. Henry ii of france march 31 1519 july 10 1559 was a king of france and a member of the house of valois.
King henry was to enter the lists before a glittering audience of lords and ladies including queen catherine diane de poitiers and mary queen of scots. Court manteau henry fitzempress or henry plantagenet was king of england from 1154 to his death. Check out this biography to know about his birthday childhood family life achievements and fun facts about him.
Henri charles ferdinand marie dieudonné dartois duc de bordeaux comte de chambord. Henri count of chambord french. Henry ii 5 march 1133 6 july 1189 also known as henry curtmantle french.
Henry was born in saint germain en laye france on march 31 1519. Henry ii king of france from 1547 to 1559 a competent administrator who was also a vigorous suppressor of protestants within his kingdom. Il est sacré à reims le 26 juillet 1547 et mourra des suites dun accident de tournoi.
Henry had started suffering giddiness after physical exertion and. The second son of francis i and claude of france henry was sent with his brother francis the dauphin as a hostage to spain in 1526 and did not return to. As a child henry and his elder brother spent over four years in captivity in spain as hostages in exchange for their father.
He was the first king of the house of plantagenet. Henry and catherine became the ancestors of monarchs of several countries. Both henry and catherine were from illustrious families and had notable people in their respective family trees.
Deuxième fils de françois ier et de claude de france. 31 march 1519 10 july 1559 was king of france from 31 march 1547 until his death in 1559. Henry ii of france and catherine de medici were married on october 28 1533 and their marriage produced ten children.
29 september 1820 24 august 1883 was disputedly king of france from 2 to 9 august 1830 as henry v although he was never officially proclaimed as suchafterwards he was the legitimist pretender to the throne of france from 1844 to 1883. King louis vii of france made him duke of normandy in 1150.
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