HENRY III, KING OF ENGLAND (Plantagenet) 1206-1272 was the son and successor of John "Lackland" and Isabella De Angouleme DeTaillefer as King of England, reigning for fifty-six years. England prospered during his century and his greatest monument is Westminster, which he made the seat of his government and where he expanded the abbey as a shrine to Edward the Confessor. wife was Eleanor of Provence Berenger. 22nd G GRANDFATHER
Marguerite de Valois, painted by Clouet in 1560. Photo: Musée Condé, Chantilly. Marguerite was the daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici, and the sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. She became Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century.
On this day 8th October,1200, Isabella of Angouleme (in Western France) was crowned Queen consort of England as the second wife of King John until his death in 1216. She had give children by the king including his heir, later Henry III. In 1220 she remarried and had a further nine children.
Cefnllys Castle..WALES... view of the western side of the northern ward at Cefnllys II Llywelyn did not wait to reduce the defiant Marchers, but, surrounding Cefnllys, pushed on with part of his army taking the homage of Roger's vassals of Maelienydd and attacking Roger's castles with his siege train. On 24 December 1262 King Henry III (1216-72) returning from France landed at Dover and learnt to his distress of Roger's plight and immediately began to organise for his relief, 16
Isabella of Angoulême (1188 - 1246). Second wife of King John. Queen from 1200 - 1216. King John divorced his first wife, Isabel of Gloucester, to marry Isabella. She had many children with him, including the future Henry III. After his death she remarried Hugh X of Lusignan, who was supposed to marry her daughter Joan, but jilted the girl to marry her mother. She had several more children with him. In 1244 she tried to poison King Louis IX of France and fled to an abbey to escape arrest.
Henry III was a monarch of the House of Valois who was elected the monarch of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1573 to 1575 and ruled as King of France from 1574 until his death. He was the last French monarch of the Valois dynasty.