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Henry III

1207-1272.
King of England (1216-1272) who succeeded his father, King John. His reign was disrupted by baronial opposition led by Simon de Montfort, whose representative parliament, called in 1265, is considered England's first full parliament.

Henry III

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1. (Biography) 1017–56, king of Germany and Holy Roman Emperor (1046–56). He increased the power of the Empire but his religious policy led to rebellions
2. (Biography) 1207–72, king of England (1216–72); son of John. His incompetent rule provoked the Barons' War (1264–67), during which he was captured by Simon de Montfort
3. (Biography) 1551–89, king of France (1574–89). He plotted the massacre of Huguenots on St Bartholomew's Day (1572) with his mother Catherine de' Medici, thus exacerbating the religious wars in France
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Noun1.Henry III - son of Henry II of France and the last Valois to be king of France (1551-1589)Henry III - son of Henry II of France and the last Valois to be king of France (1551-1589)
Valois - French royal house from 1328 to 1589
2.Henry III - son of King John and king of England from 1216 to 1272; his incompetence aroused baronial opposition led by Simon de Montfort (1207-1272)
Plantagenet, Plantagenet line - the family name of a line of English kings that reigned from 1154 to 1485
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Most strikingly, however, Glum discounts Gombrich's discovery of Antonio de Beatis's famous 1517 description of what he saw in the Brussels collection of Hendrik III Count of Nassau as applicable to the Garden of Delights, noting chat Antonio's text does not identify the depiction(s) of "seas, skies, woods and fields and many other things .
1) There is, however, an intriguing possibility that it was once owned by Hendrik III, Count of NassauBreda (1483-1538), whose portrait by Jan Gossaert is also in the Kimbell's collection (Fig.
Hendrik III inherited the title of Count of Nassau from his uncle Englebert III, whose estates included Breda in the duchy of Brabant, in 1504.