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Henry II
of England


Some historians think Henry II did not want Thomas Becket murdered.
  French born King of England; instituted judicial and financial reforms; quarreled with archbishop Becket concerning the authority of the Crown over the church (1133-1189)
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  • Some historians think Henry II did not want Thomas Becket murdered.
  • The Emperor Henry II.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • [1] The famous troubadour who incited the young Prince Henry to rebellion against his father, Henry II. of England.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • We know that our old friend Andropov initiated a replay of the Henry II/Becket business.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October

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  • Henry II. wore jewelled gloves reaching to the elbow, and had a hawk-glove sewn with twelve rubies and fifty-two great orients.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • …"Children of the Great Mother, Dana"; (2) The Annals of theMilesians, or semi-historical chronicles of the last arriving race, the sons of Milesius, founders of the Celtic dynasties that survived until the arrival of the Anglo-Normans under Henry II in the twelfth century; (3) The Ulster ()de of the Knights of the Red Branch, which treats primarily of the deeds of Cuchulainn (pronounced coohoolinn) at the court of his uncle Conchobar (pronounced conohoor): this cycle greatly influenced…
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • "What is birth, my dear!" she would say to Rebecca—"Look at my brother Pitt; look at the Huddlestons, who have been here since Henry II; look at poor Bute at the parsonage—is any one of them equal to you in intelligence or breeding?
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
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