What is 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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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 ...
Maud De Braose - Enmity of King John - Imprisonment At Corfe Castle
... where he 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 assisted in open ... 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 house ...
Count Of Vila Real
... Real) was a Portuguese title of nobility created by a royal decree, in 1424, by King John I of Portugal, and granted to Dom Pedro de Menezes, also ... 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 supported ... The eldest was Beatrice of Menezes, married to Fernando of Noronha (grandson of King Fernando I of Portugal through his mother, Infanta Isabel of Portugal) ...
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 ... In 1317, John received from his brother Henry IV the districts of Ścinawa, Góra and Lubin as his own independent Duchy ...
Larmer Tree Gardens - Description
... The tree was possibly 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 ...

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