henry ii of england

  1. kasumigenx

    Maria of France, Countess of Dieppe and Poitou
    Threadmarks: The second divorce of Eleanor of Aquitaine

    On February 28, 1155, Eleanor of Aquitaine would give birth to a daughter named Matilda who would be followed by another daughter in June of 1156 named Eleanor, the end of 1156, William the son of Henry and Eleanor of Aquitaine would die which would prompt Henry to try again to have a son with...
  2. WI: Arthur I, Duke of Brittany lives

    Arthur Plantagenet was Duke of Brittany as Arthur I from 1196-1203. He was son of Constance, Duchess of Brittany and Geoffrey (4th son of Henry II of England). His father as well as two older brothers, William and Henry predeceased Henry II before Arthur was born. Since Richard I had no children...
  3. WI: Matilda became Queen of England?

    Matilda was the daughter of Henry I of England and his First Wife Matilda of Scotland. She became heir presumptive after her brother William Adelin, Henry I's only legitimate son drowned in the White Ship Disaster. Henry I had no children from his second wife and so he tried to make his daughter...
  4. WI: Stephen was succeeded by his son William?

    Stephen of Blois was the 4th son of Stephen, Count of Blois and Adela, daughter of William I of England. He wasn't expected to be King but in 1120, his cousin William Adelin, Henry I's only legitimate son drowned in the White Ship Disaster. Henry I had no children from his second wife and so he...
  5. WI: Henry II of England dies young

    In OTL Henry II was the only son of Matilda and Geoffrey Plantagenet to not die young. His father Geoffrey V died from a fever, his brother Geoffrey died of unknown causes, his brother William died from "a broken heart" and his son died from a seizure. But what if Henry II also dies young? In...
  6. WI: Geoffrey of Nantes and William FitzEmpress lived

    In OTL Matilda and Geoffrey had 3 sons, only 1 of them married. Matilda of England (1102-1167) married a) Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (1081-1125) in 1114, b) Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou and Maine (1113-1151) in 1128 b) Henry II, King of England (1133-1189) married Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine...
  7. Henderson

    Rex Juvenis - An Angevin Timeline
    Threadmarks: Chapter I - Henry II

    Rex Juvenis - An Angevin Timeline “You would have been king of the noble and emperor of the brave, lord, if you had lived longer, for you had gained the name Young King; you were indeed the guide and father of youth. And hauberks and swords, and beautiful buckram, helmets and gonfalons...
  8. Euphemios

    No Plantagenet Reconcilement, what happens to the succession?

    The Revolt of 1173 had the three elder sons of Henry II, his wife, and the barons all in open rebellion against him. Assuming it was suppressed by force and not defused as historically, what will be done with the insurrectionaries? Are Henry, Richard and Geoffrey attainted somehow in favour of...
  9. Richard, King of Jerusalem

    What if William, the eldest son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, lived and inherited the lands of both his parents? The younger brothers would all need to marry heiress and that can end with Richard being sent in Jerusalem for marrying princess Sibylla, who was her brother’s heiress...
  10. Brita

    Could Alix of Porhoët have become Duchess of Brittany instead of Conan IV in 1167?

    I've been toying with a TL idea for a few months now and I'm faced with a (big) dilemna. OTL, Conan III of Brittany had decided to reconcile the two rival branches of the ducal family (his own and the Penthièvres') and restore royalty by marrying his daughter Bertha to their cousin Alan of...
  11. HortenseMancini

    The Fruit of Occitania

    Île de la Cité, Paris, Kingdom of the Franks 6 October 1151 - Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine and Queen of the Franks screamed in pain. She had to have been in labor for over eight hours now, and she was ready for it to be done. Unfortunately, the child still working its way out of her womb...
  12. WI: King Strongbow

    What if Henry's worst fears come true and due to him being slow to react or some other contrivance Strongbow does go on to attempt to enforce his rule over the rest and succeed and ala Hastings has himself (or asks/works to be) recognised as King of Ireland? Who does he bring over with him and...
  13. The Professor

    William Clito's heir and the Anarchy

    So, Clito survives long enough to sire a son or daughter. Effects on the Anarchy?
  14. The Professor

    Henry II Curtmantle fitzEmpress and Count of Flanders?

    I've been pondering Henry II of England's actions if he wasn't married to Eleanor of Aquitaine. In the absence of a suitable wife I've contrived a scenario whereby William Clito survives Aalst only to die like William Rufus in a "hunting accident". However he has a daughter who Empress Matilda...
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