Lacy family

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Henry II (1133—1189) king of England, duke of Normandy and of Aquitaine, and count of Anjou


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A Herefordshire family established in Ireland by King Henry II in 1172. Hugh I (d. 1186) and his son, Walter (d. 1241), were successively lords of Meath. Another son, Hugh II (d. 1242), was created earl of Ulster in 1205.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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