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John (1167–1216), king of England, and lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and of Aquitaine, and count of Anjou

John Gillingham

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14841

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John (1167–1216), king of England, and lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and of Aquitaine, and count of Anjou, was the youngest son of Henry II (1133–1189) and Eleanor of Aquitaine (c. 1122–1204), and was born at Oxford on 24 December 1167.

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Subjects: Irish History ; European History ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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