All About History: Book of British Royals

Become aware of wonderful proof approximately each king and queen of england from 1066 to the current day, and discover the reality in the back of royal scandals, conflicts and triumphs. From the bloody battles of Hastings, Bosworth and Agincourt, to the treacherous political courts of the Tudors and Stuarts, hint the turbulent background of Britain’s royal bloodline from its beginnings correct as much as the current day, with the present monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.

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The growing tensions in England, and soon barons Faced with the strength of John’s armies, the in the North and East were organising resistance English barons sought assistance from another to John’s rule. John arranged discussions with the quarter – Prince Louis of France. The rebels rebels, though whether this was born from a had early successes, taking the castles genuine wish to reconcile, or an attempt at Rochester and Canterbury and to stall any potential conflict until he gaining control of much of Kent.

Brief Bio 1216-1272 Henry III How a boy king whose reign was plagued by rebellion went on to become one of England’s longest-reigning monarchs U pon King John’s death in 1216, his nine-yearold son, Henry III, inherited a kingdom in chaos. The First Barons’ War was still in effect, with rebel barons in open conflict with supporters of the crown, and Prince Louis of France occupying London. With Henry too young to reign, John had appointed a council of nobles to help him reclaim the kingdom, and this regency government would steer Henry’s rule for much of his first 20 years as king, bringing the First Barons’ War to a close in 1217 and working to reinstate royal authority for many years after.

Richard was to return Jesus’s city to Douglas Boyd is the author of Lionheart: The True Story Of England’s Crusading King, published by The its rightful owners and reinstate Christianity as the History Press. dominant religious and military power in the Holy Land. However, as the tired, dusty and bronzed warriors stood there watching the distant city from afar, once more the poison of dissent started to seep among its leaders. Despite standing before the city, months of resentment over the course the Crusade had taken boiled over among the military commanders, with debate over the best military course of action who ordered the Acre executions – a return to Neither of the two forces were now powerful descending into personal attacks and squabbles.

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