This lesson will explore the reigns of the angevin plantagenet kings of england, henry ii, richard i, and john it will also highlight their. In 1150 - 1151, henry became ruler of normandy and anjou, after the death of his father in 1152, he married eleanor of aquitaine, the greatest heiress in western europe in 1153, he crossed to england to pursue his claim to the throne, reaching an agreement that he would succeed stephen on his death, which occurred in. Henry frequently intervened with the norman nobility through arranged marriages or the treatment of inheritances, either using his authority as duke or his influence as king of england over their lands there: henry's rule was a harsh one across the rest of france, local.
Ocr (oxford cambridge and rsa) is a leading uk awarding body, providing a wide range of qualifications to meet the needs of henry ii claimed that he wished only to restore anglo-norman government as it had they may argue in favour of the later period as angevin changes took centralisation to new heights or in. Philip also began to wage war with henry ii of england, who was also count of anjou and duke of aquitaine in france two years of philip ii is thus credited with taking the first great step in uniting france, which may be the origin of his title augustus in imitation of the first roman emperor he may also.
Henry ii's reforms regarding land law protected tenants against their lords, by allowing them to look to the lord's superior, the king one group of tenants did not have that option, the tenants-in-chief who held directly of the king their discontents are.
An attempt to maximise finances through centralised justice responses could also include the conquest, as this led to a fusion of norman ideas, including feudal government, and saxon foundations, henry ii's desire to reassert control after stephen's reign, the success of officials in carrying out their roles so that central.
Patrick henry is known for being a steadfast patriot opposed to a strong centralized government in 1765, henry was elected to the virginia house of burgesses by the 1770s, henry had emerged as one of the most radical leaders of the opposition to british tyranny in 1776, virginia and the other colonies declared their.
'the continental possessions of the crown made their greatest impact on english government in the reign of henry i' how far do you agree with this view of the period from 1066 to 1216  3 'the most important developments in common law were during the reign of henry ii' how far do you agree with this view of the.