King Henry II 1133 – 1189

Henry was the son of Matilda, daughter of Henry I and Geoffrey of Anjou. He inherited Anjou,  Maine, Touraine and Normandy from his father, Aquitaine from his wife, Eleanor and the throne of England after the death of his uncle Stephen. He had numerous quarrels with the church and Thomas Becket was assassinated on the misinterpretation of one of his outburst’s against the Archbishop.


 King Henry IIFamily tree for Henry II, son of Geoffrey of Anjou and Matilda, daughter of Henry I showing: