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Henry II, first Plantaganet King of England

Henry II, first Plantaganet King of England | Plantagenet History | Scoop.it
King Henry II was the first Plantaganet King of England, famous for his stormy relationship with Thomas Becket, Archbishop of… (RT @historicuk: New article: Henry II, the 1st Plantagenet king of England.
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Clothes Should Be FUN!

Clothes Should Be FUN! | Plantagenet History | Scoop.it
The medieval Crown of Margaret of York made circa 1300AD. ? I had thought Margaret of York was Henry the VIII's older sister, which make it worn by her sometime in the 1400s, but either I'm mistaken or the crown was an heirloom.
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Row over Richard III's final burial site rumbles on

Row over Richard III's final burial site rumbles on | Plantagenet History | Scoop.it
Leicester Cathedral says remains should be reburied under floor but Richard III Society calls for elaborate limestone sarcophagus (C'mon, do the right thing. It's a Plantagenet!
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The Forbidden Queen - Big Issue

The Forbidden Queen - Big Issue | Plantagenet History | Scoop.it
Big Issue The Forbidden Queen Big Issue And Margaret, all of 13 years old when she gave birth to their son Henry, passed on enough royal blood from Plantagenet John of Gaunt to give this Tudor child a claim to the English throne as Henry VII, the...
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'Medieval Knight' Found Beneath Scottish Parking Lot

'Medieval Knight' Found Beneath Scottish Parking Lot | Plantagenet History | Scoop.it
History beneath your wheels. (RT @TIME: Tomb of medieval knight found beneath Scottish parking lot | http://t.co/eV0EVydgKA (via @TIMENewsFeed))
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Unearthed after seven centuries the 'Black Death' pit skeletons that could unravel the mystery of what caused the plague

Unearthed after seven centuries the 'Black Death' pit skeletons that could unravel the mystery of what caused the plague | Plantagenet History | Scoop.it
For seven centuries they have lain beneath the feet of commuters in one of the busiest parts of central London. (Medieval Black Death pit discovered. Skeletons could unravel the mystery of what caused the plague.
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