From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets!
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A project on this fascinating period of the English monarchy with this French dynasty.
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Armorials of Edward I & Eleanor of Castile | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Armorials of Edward I & Eleanor of Castile | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
Coats of arms of King Edward I of England (1239-1307) and his consort Queen Eleanor of Castile (c.1244-1290). Both are buried in Westminster Abbey in London.
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File:Becket casket VandA M.66-1997 n01.jpg - Wikimedia Commons

File:Becket casket VandA M.66-1997 n01.jpg - Wikimedia Commons | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
RT @caitlinrgreen: The Becket Casket---L12thC reliquary casket w/ scenes from the life of St Thomas Becket: https://t.co/lmPfveWxQF https:/…
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Traveling Templar: Saint Thomas a Becket

Traveling Templar: Saint Thomas a Becket | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
#tbt Saint Thomas a Becket: https://t.co/2LhP1jf4lN #History #Religion #Christianity #Anglican #Catholic
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RT @TwellMdc: A rare s/glass image of St Thomas Becket, wearing a monk's habit. Over Peover Church #Cheshire https://t.co/A8G4wnHxgU
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Thomas Becket - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Thomas Becket - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Thomas Becket (; also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Thomas of London, and later Thomas à Becket; 21 December c. 1119 (or 1120) - 29 December 1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170. He is venerated as a saint and martyr by both the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion.

RT @tomstandage: See also: Thomas Becket. Henry II's complaint about him was taken as an order to kill him https://t.co/jRg2cI08T7 https://…
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RT @TheGoldLions: Earliest known portrayal of Thomas Becket's murder in Canterbury Cathedral (1200) https://t.co/kWweMMnET7
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Thomas Becket Quotes -- OpenQuotes

Thomas Becket Quotes -- OpenQuotes | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
Explore the best Thomas Becket quotes here at OpenQuotes. Quotations, aphorisms and citations by Thomas Becket
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Edward II: Some Ancestors Of Edward II

Edward II: Some Ancestors Of Edward II | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
"@RoyneAlianore: Edward II's ancestry http://t.co/SLupJSNi3r... http://t.co/E0nx1yzTBO".... I am loving all these facts xx
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Tale of conspiracy at long lost castle revealed in guided walk - Bedford Today

Tale of conspiracy at long lost castle revealed in guided walk - Bedford Today | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
Bedford Today Tale of conspiracy at long lost castle revealed in guided walk Bedford Today It was probably this preponderance to being so immersed in conspiracy that eventually hastened its demise and caused the young Henry III to play a part in...
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Magna Carta and the Development of Parliament | Carolyn Harris ...

Magna Carta and the Development of Parliament | Carolyn Harris ... | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
My latest article on the Magna Carta 2015 Canada website discusses the impact of Magna Carta on the development of parliament. A generation after King John affixed his seal to Magna Carta in 1215, his son, Henry III and ...
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1295: The Year of the Galleys

1295: The Year of the Galleys | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
This lecture is about an extraordinary set of English shipbuilding accounts dating from the 1290s, when the ports of London, Southampton, Ipswich, York, Newcastle and other places constructed eight war galleys for King Edward I.
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Richard I and Berengaria of Navarre

Richard I and Berengaria of Navarre | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
Berengaria of' Navarre was brought to Richard's court, then at Messina in Sicily, in March 1191. She accompanied the crusader-king on his journey east and they were married in Cyprus, at Limassol, on 12 May 1191.
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15th century doom painting, St Thomas Becket, #Salisbury https://t.co/t4wi0RmnaD
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Tweet from @calongeditor

Tweet from @calongeditor | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
Thomas Becket LC13th or EC14th with top of head sliced off, discovered in a garden, formerly a Normandy priory. https://t.co/iO8eliJ6u5
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Thomas Becket - History Learning Site

Thomas Becket - History Learning Site | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was killed in December 1170. Becket’s death remains one of the most famous stories associated with Medieval England.  In Medieval England the Church was all powerful.
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The Death of Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral

The Death of Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
Thomas Becket, great friend of King Henry II, Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury, murdered at the altar in…
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Saints both saintly and otherwise: St Thomas Becket

Saints both saintly and otherwise: St Thomas Becket | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
St Thomas Becket https://t.co/GYeqTG6u44 #saints #history
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Thomas Becket - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Thomas Becket - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Thomas Becket (; also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Thomas of London, and later Thomas à Becket; 21 December c. 1119 (or 1120) - 29 December 1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170. He is venerated as a saint and martyr by both the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion.

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Saint July 13 : St. Henry II : Patron of Childless, Disabled and Oblates

Saint July 13 : St. Henry II : Patron of Childless, Disabled and Oblates | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
German King and Holy Roman Emperor, son of Duke Henry II (the Quarrelsome) and of the Burgundian Princess Gisela; b. 972; d. in his palace of Grona, at Gottingen, 13 July, 1024. Like his predecessor, Otto III, he had the ...
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Tweet from @Chadwickauthor

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RT @Chadwickauthor: Today's history photo from my personal archive: 12thc relic casket connected with Thomas Becket. http://t.co/htlm229zqB
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Tweet from @_MartinSmith_

Tweet from @_MartinSmith_ | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
King Edward II's tomb at Gloucester Cathedral. Simply beautiful. http://t.co/rpmMSAq6ng
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Other European Rulers (1)

Other European Rulers (1) | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
In this post and at least one other to follow, I'm taking a look at some of the men who ruled in Europe and further afield at the time of Edward II.
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Edward II: Two Letters To The King Of France

Edward II: Two Letters To The King Of France | From Henry II to Edward I, in point of fact, the Plantagenets! | Scoop.it
30 July 1309, Edward II sends a very snippy letter to his father-in-law Philip IV of France. :)... http://t.co/0hY9tmLXFh
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