About Henry II of England
Henry II of England was King of England from 1154 to 1189. He was also the ruler of Ireland, Wales, and Scotland at varying times. He also had power in a few French territories.
Before becoming King of England, Henry II was Duke of Normandy. His grandfather, Henry I, was a previous King of England, so Henry II had a claim to the throne. He used military power to try to take the throne from Stephen of Blois, but Stephen died a year later. After gaining kingship, Henry reestablished England's royal administration and fought for control of French land.
Henry II of England's Popularity
Henry II of England was a famous King of England, who was born on March 5, 1133. As a person born on this date, Henry II of England is listed in our database as the 14th most popular celebrity for the day (March 5).
People born on March 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Henry II of England is the 395th most popular Pisces.
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