NORMAN AND PLANTAGENET

"Windows Into Our Past The Longhunters, Volume 3", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith © 2001.

Henry II, King of England

Henry II, King of England , son of Geoffrey the Plantagenet & Matilda , b. 5 Mar 1133, Le Mans, France; d. 16 Jul 1189, Chinon, England; bur. At Fontevrault; m. 18 May 1152, to Eleanor Duchess of Aquitaine , daughter of William VIII of Poitou & Maud of Toulouse , b. 1123; d. 3 or 31 Mar or 1 Apr 1204, Fontevrault; m1st Louis VII, King of France , divorced 21 Mar 1152.  From ca. 1167 on Henry had a mistress, Rosamund Clifford , daughter of Walter de Clifford , Knight.  Henry II, had a number of illegitimate children by a number of various affairs:

William Longsword , Earl of Salisbury

Geoffrey Plantagenet , son of Henry II, King of England  and Ykenai, a common whore .  Geoffrey was made the Archbishop of York, ca. 1189.  Shortly afterwards he was sent into exile by Richard I, Coeur de Lion .

William Longespee , (See Vol. 1 - Longespee)

[For further information see Norman & Plantagenet - vol. 1, page 269]