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Agincourt: The King, the Campaign, the Battle by Juliet Barker
All the Countries We've Ever Invaded: And the Few We Never Got Round To by Stuart Laycock
Angevin England 1154-1258 by Richard Mortimer
Anselm & Becket : Two Canterbury Saints' Lives by John of Salisbury
April Queen: Eleanor of Aquitaine by Douglas Boyd
The Battle of Hastings by Jim Bradbury
Becket [1964 film] by Peter Glenville
Becket, or The Honor of God by Jean Anouilh
The Betrothed by Sir Walter Scott
The Birth of Britain by Winston S. Churchill
The Book of Eleanor: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine by Pamela Kaufman
Born in Sin by Sherrilyn Kenyon
A Brief History of Britain 1066 - 1485 by Nicholas Vincent
A Brief History of France by Cecil Jenkins
A Brief History of Robin Hood by Nigel Cawthorne
Candle in the Window by Christina DoddDuke of Normandy
The Canterbury Papers by Judith Koll Healey
Captive Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine by Alison Weir
The Conquering Family by Thomas B. Costain
Constitutional History of the UK by Ann Lyon
The Course of Irish History by T. W. Moody
Courts of Love, Castles of Hate: Troubadours & Trobairitz in Southern France 1071-1321 by Aubrey Burl
Curtmantle by Christopher Fry
The Death of Kings : Royal Deaths in Medieval England by Michael Evans
Devil's Blood by Sharon Kay Penman
Devil's Brood by Alfred Duggan
Devil's Consort by Anne O'Brien
The Devil's Crown: A History of Henry II and His Sons by Richard W. Barber
Duchess of Aquitaine: A Novel of Eleanor by Margaret Ball
The Earl by Cecelia HollandDuke of Normandy
Eleanor of Aquitaine by Régine Pernoud
Eleanor of Aquitaine by Alison Weir
Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings by Amy R. Kelly
Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Biography by Marion Meade
Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Legend by Douglas David Roy Owen
Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen of the Troubadours by Jean Markale
Eleanor the Queen by Norah Lofts
Empress Matilda, uncrowned Queen of England by Nesta Pain
The Empress Matilda: Queen Consort, Queen Mother and Lady of the English by Marjorie Chibnall
England: 1000 Things You Need to Know by Nicholas Hobbes
English Folk Heroes by Christina Hole
English Monarchs: William The Conqueror, Henry VIII, Edward The Confessor, Henry VII, Henry II, Edward IV, Richard III ( by David C. Douglas
English Society in the Early Middle Ages by Doris Mary Stenton
Fair Rosamond by Philippa Wiat
The Feudal Monarchy in France and England From the Tenth to the Thirteenth Century by Charles Petit-Dutaillis
Fitzempress' Law by Diana Norman
For the King's Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick
From Domesday Book to Magna Carta, 1087-1216 by Austin Lane Poole
Fulk Nerra, the Neo-Roman Consul 987-1040: A Political Biography of the Angevin Count by Bernard S. Bachrach
God and My Right by Alfred Duggan
God Wills It!: Understanding the Crusades by Thomas F. Madden
Grave Goods (aka Relics of the Dead) by Ariana Franklin
Great Britain to 1688, a modern history by Maurice Ashley
The Greatest Knight by Elizabeth Chadwick
The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones by Thomas Asbridge
Henry II by W. L. Warren
Henry II : A Medieval Soldier at War, 1147–1189 by John D. Hosler
Henry II: New Interpretations by Christopher Harper-Bill
Henry II: The Vanquished King by John T. Appleby
Henry Plantagenet, 1133-1189 by Richard Barber
History in Focus 3: Norman and Mediaeval Britain by Ray J. Mitchell
A History of England by David Harris Willson
If All the Swords in England: A Story of Thomas Becket by Barbara Willard
It Ended Badly: Thirteen of the Worst Breakups in History by Jennifer Wright
Keepers of the Kingdom: The Ancient Offices of Britain by Alastair Bruce
The King and Becket by Nesta Pain
King of the Last Days by Diana Norman
Law and revolution : the formation of the Western legal tradition by Harold J. Berman
Life in a Medieval Castle by Joseph Gies
The Lion in Winter by James Goldman
The Lion in Winter [1968 film] by Anthony Harvey
Lion of England by Margaret Butler
The Lion of Justice: A Novel of Henry II and Thomas à Becket by Margaret Butler
Lords of the White Castle by Elizabeth Chadwick
Love locked out: A survey of love, licence and restriction in the Middle Ages by James Cleugh
The Medieval Quest for Arthur by Robert Rouse
Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
The monastic order in south Wales, 1066-1349 by F.G. Cowley
Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot
A Murderous Procession(aka The Assassin's Prayer) by Ariana Franklin
Notorious Royal Marriages: A Juicy Journey Through Nine Centuries of Dynasty, Destiny, and Desire by Leslie Carroll
Origins of Arthurian Romances: Early Sources for the Legends of Tristan, the Grail and the Abduction of the Queen by Flint F. Johnson
Our Island Story: A History of England for Boys and Girls by H. E. Marshall
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Plantagenet Encyclopedia: An Alphabetic Guide to 400 Years of English History by Elizabeth Hallam
The Plantagenet Prelude by Jean Plaidy
The Plantagenets by John Harvey
The Plantagenets: The Kings That Made Britain by Derek Wilson
The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England by Dan Jones
A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver by E. L. Konigsburg
Queen of Love by Alan Savage
The Queen's Daughter by Susan Coventry
The Queen's Pawn by Christy English
The Revolt of the Eaglets by Jean Plaidy
Richard I by John Gillingham
Richard the Lionheart by Anthony Bridge
The Royal Forests of Medieval England by Charles R. Young
The Running Vixen by Elizabeth Chadwick
The Saxon and Norman Kings by Christopher Brooke
The Secret Eleanor by Cecelia Holland
Seeing Things: An Autobiography by Oliver Postgate
The Serpent's Tale (aka The Death Maze) by Ariana Franklin
Seven Medieval Kings by Joseph Dahmus
Shadows and Strongholds by Elizabeth Chadwick
A Short History of Ireland by Sean McMahon
Stephen and Matilda: The Civil War of 1139-1153 by Jim Bradbury
Thomas Becket by Frank Barlow
Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel by John Guy
Thomas: A novel of the life, passion, and miracles of Becket by Shelley Mydans
Time and Chance by Sharon Kay Penman
To Follow in Their Footsteps: The Crusades and Family Memory in the High Middle Ages by Nicholas Paul
A Twilight Clear by Linda Cook
Warrior Kings and Princes of Britain 1066-1422 by Robert Carnegie
Welsh history review, vol. 3, no. 3, June 1967 by Kenneth O. MorganBattle of Ewloe, 1157
When Christ and His Saints Slept by Sharon Kay Penman
William Marshal, Knight-Errant, Baron, and Regent of England by Sidney Painter

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Henry II (1133-1189) was King of England and Duke of Normandy. He was the son of Empress Matilda (Maude) and Geoffrey of Anjou and the grandson of Henry I. Successor to his cousin King Stephen. He married Eleanor of Aquitaine and their children included Henry the Young King, Richard I of England (Lionheart), and King John.

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