King John

  • (noun): Youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216).
    Synonyms: John, John Lackland

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Count Of Vila Real
... created by a royal decree, in 1424, by King John I of Portugal, and granted to Dom Pedro de Menezes, also known as Peter I of Menezes, 1st Count of Viana (do Alentejo) ... The Menezes, a high nobility family quite close to the first Dynasty Kings in Portugal, was seriously affected when the new Aviz Kings took the power, after the 1383-1385 crisis, but Pedro de Menezes ... to Fernando of Noronha (grandson of King Fernando I of Portugal through his mother, Infanta Isabel of Portugal) ...
Larmer Tree Gardens - Description
... an ancient Wych elm (Ulmus glabra) under which King John (1167–1216) and his entourage were reputed to have met when they were out hunting ... As part of the estate, Pitt Rivers had also inherited King John's House in Tollard Royal, one of King John's several hunting lodges in Cranborne Chase ...
Maud De Braose - Enmity of King John - Imprisonment At Corfe Castle
... had gone disguised as a beggar to escape King John's wrath after the latter had declared him an outlaw, following his alliance with Llywelyn the Great, whom he had ... John, in Aconbury, Herefordshire in her memory ... On 10 October 1216, eight days before his death, King John conceded three carucates of land in the royal forest of Aconbury to Margaret for the construction of the religious ...
List Of Personal Standards Of The Kings Of Portugal
... This is a list of personal standards of the Kings of Portugal ... Flag Description Century King Manuel I personal Standard 16th Century King Manuel I (alternative) personal Standard 16th Century King Sebastian personal Standard used during the Battle of Alcácer ...
John, Duke Of Ścinawa - Life
... At the time of his father's death, John was still a minor, and therefore he remained under the care of mother and his older brother Henry IV the Faithful ... On 29 February 1312 was made the first division of the Duchy, under which John, Henry IV and Przemko II received Żagań, Ścinawa and Poznań also, they received the promise of ... In 1317, John received from his brother Henry IV the districts of Ścinawa, Góra and Lubin as his own independent Duchy ...

Famous quotes containing the words john and/or king:

    Now John wore clothing of camel’s hair with a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.
    Bible: New Testament, Matthew 3:4.

    I think the King is but a man, as I am. The violet smells to
    him as it doth to me.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)