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.
THE title Lord de Ros was created by Henry III in 1264.
She also discusses attempts to repress elements within popular culture and the general disillusionment of the capital with the policies of Henry III.
Francois Rigolot describes the popularity of the Ethics at the court of France's King Henry III and points out many indications of Montaigne's "conversion" to Aristotelianism in the allongeails of the Essais.
1219), later created Earl of Pembroke, rose from relatively insignificant origins to become a marcher lord in Wales and Ireland and Regent of England for the young Henry III.
Charlotte Rampling has made over 40 movies including Georgie Girl, Corky, Henry III And His Six Wives and Wings Of A Dove.
In 1247, Robert, Patriarch of Jerusalem, wrote to King Henry III of England: "We are sending you a portion of the most precious Blood of the Lord Jesus Christ shed at Calvary within the church of Jerusalem .
The town has been known as Dingle ever since and was even mentioned by name by historical giants such as England's King Henry III and Spain's Charles V.
The Mayor position was created in June 1229 by Prince Henry III.
The name Black Friars originates from the order of Dominican Friars who established a church in the west of Warwick during the reign of Henry III.