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By Alison Weir

A special booklet on Britain’s royal households through this good tested renowned historian.

Britain’s Royal households is a distinct reference publication supplying, for the 1st time in a single quantity, entire genealogical information of all participants of the royal homes of britain, Scotland and nice Britain from 800AD to the current. Drawing on numerous professionals, either historical and smooth, Alison Weir explores the royal genealogy in unheard of intensity and gives a entire consultant to the background of today’s royal family members.

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Nine King John ( see here). Henry II additionally had the subsequent illegitimate factor: by way of Ikenai, referred to as ‘a universal prostitute’, yet most likely the daughter of a knight: 1 Geoffrey (1151/3? –1212), Archbishop of York. 2 William Longespée, Earl of Salisbury (before 1170–1226); he can have been the son of Ikenai, yet this is often uncertain. He married Ela (1196? –1261), daughter of William FitzPatrick, Earl of Salisbury, and had factor. Ela later turned Abbess of Lacock in Wiltshire. three Peter, referred to as a brother of Geoffrey. via Alice (c. 1170–before 1225), daughter of Louis VII, King of France (she was once at the moment betrothed to Henry’s son Richard): four Daughter (name now not recognized) (d. young). five baby (name and intercourse now not recognized) (d. young). 6 baby (name and intercourse no longer identified) (d. young). 7 baby (name and intercourse now not identified) (d. young). via Nesta, spouse of Sir Ralph Bloet or Blewer: eight Morgan, Provost of Beverley, Yorkshire, and Bishop-Elect of Durham. through Alice de Porhoët: nine baby (name and intercourse now not recognized) (b. 1168? ); its destiny is unknown. through unknown moms: 10 Matilda, Abbess of Barking, Essex (d. by means of 1202). eleven Hugh of Wells (? ), Bishop of Lincoln (d. 1235). 12 Richard (? ). HENRY II He died on 6 July, 1189, at Chinon fort in France, and was once buried in Fontevrault Abbey, France. He was once succeeded by means of his son Richard. Richard I * * * FATHER: Henry II ( see here). mom: Eleanor of Aquitaine (under Henry II, see here). SIBLINGS: (under Henry II, see here). RICHARD I referred to as ‘Coeur de Lion’ (‘the Lionheart’), he was once born on eight September, 1157, at Beaumont Palace, Oxford. He used to be invested with the duchy of Aquitaine in 1172. He succeeded his father as King of britain and Duke of Normandy on 2 September, 1189, being topped on that day in Westminster Abbey. He was once both topped back, or (less most likely) attended a proper crown-wearing on 17 April, 1194, at Winchester Cathedral, following his liberate from a international captivity throughout the Crusades. Richard I spent simply 10 months of his 10-year reign in England. Richard I married, on 12 could, 1191, on the Chapel of St George, Limassol, Cyprus: Berengaria She was once the daughter of Sancho VI, King of Navarre, through Beatrice or Sanchia, daughter of Alfonso VII, King of Castile, and he or she was once born c. 1163/5 in Navarre. She used to be topped Queen Consort on 12 may possibly, 1191, within the Chapel of St George, Lemesnos, Limassol, Cyprus. It has frequently been stated that Berengaria by no means set foot in England, yet this used to be now not so: in the course of her widowhood, she paid numerous visits to the rustic of which she have been Queen. In 1230, she based the Abbey of L’Espan in Le Mans, Anjou, and doubtless took the veil there as a nun, potentially assuming the identify in faith of Juliana. The date of her demise isn't recorded. She was once buried in l’Espan Abbey, Le Mans, France; her is still have been got rid of to Le Mans Cathedral in 1821. there has been no factor of her marriage to Richard I. Richard I had the next illegitimate factor: by means of Joan de St Pol (? ): 1 Fulk(? ). by means of an unknown mom: 2 Philip, Lord of Cognac (d. after 1201); he possibly married Amelia of Cognac.

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