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Henry III (1207-1272), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine

Huw Ridgeway

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12950
Henry III (1207-1272), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine

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Childhood and early reign, 1207-1219 | The minority and its problems, 1219-1227 | The dominance of Hubert de Burgh, 1227-1232 | The regime of Peter des Roches, 1232-1234 | Marriage and the achievement of stability, 1234-1242 | The expedition to Poitou, 1242-1243 | The aftermath of Poitou, 1243-1245 | Family, France, and finance, 1245-1249 | Crusading plans and Gascon crisis: the beginnings of decline, 1250-1254 | The growth of political opposition, 1255-1258 | Crisis, 1258 | The rise and fall of the magnate regime, 1258-1262 | Recovery and relapse, 1262-1264 | War and peace, 1264-1267 | The end of the reign, 1268-1272 | Henry III: appearance, personality, assessment | Historiography

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Subjects: biography ; history

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