Henry-ii



(“Henry the Saint”) 973–1024, king of Germany 1002–24 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1014–24.
(“Curtmantle”) 1133–89, king of England 1154–89: first king of the Plantagenet line (grandson of Henry I of England).
1519–59, king of France 1547–59 (son of Francis I).
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Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 Various
Holborn and Bloomsbury Sir Walter Besant
Seeing France with Uncle John Anne Warner
The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part B. David Hume
Marguerite de Valois Alexandre Dumas
The Expositor’s Bible F. W. Farrar
The Mysteries of All Nations James Grant
The Survey of London John Stow

noun
known as Henry the Saint. 973–1024, king of Germany and Holy Roman Emperor (1014–24): canonized in 1145
1133–89, first Plantagenet king of England (1154–89): extended his Anglo-French domains and instituted judicial and financial reforms. His attempts to control the church were opposed by Becket
1519–59, king of France (1547–59); husband of Catherine de’ Medici. He recovered Calais from the English (1558) and suppressed the Huguenots

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