Henry III


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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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It started, directly, in the London palace of Henry III, and was the result of a quarrel between the King and his powerful brother-in-law, Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester.
Tradition said that this house with the pointed gables was inhabited, in the time of Henry III.
At last Louis XIII made Treville the captain of his Musketeers, who were to Louis XIII in devotedness, or rather in fanaticism, what his Ordinaries had been to Henry III, and his Scotch Guard to Louis XI.
Some 52,000 King Henry III gold pennies were struck before it was realised they were too heavy.
Robert "Skip" Henry III of the Barber Law Firm of Little Rock is representing the Mitchell firm.
ANIMALS p19 in 1252, King Henry III was given a polar bear as a gift from the King of Norway.
Henry de Hastings was Constable of Kenilworth Castle in 1265-1266 during Simon de Montford's conflict with King Henry III and Edward I of England.
While most historians discuss the relations between German king Henry III and Hungarian king Samuel Aba in terms of the political history of Arpad-era Hungary, Zupka looks at the forms and functions of public symbolic communication during the early and high Middle Ages.
A Henry I B Henry II C Henry III D Henry IV QUESTION 10 - for 10 points: Which is the last day of the pheasant shooting season in England?
In 1217 Henry III signed the Charter of the Forest protecting the rights of common people to use the royal forests.
The original Bath family can trace its routes back to Sir Walter de Bath, who was Sheriff of Devon, during the reign of Henry III in 1217.
Henry III, King of France, 1574-89, Farnham, Ashgate, 2014; hardback; pp.