Henry III

Henry III
1. son of Henry II of France and the last Valois to be king of France (1551-1589)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of France
Member Holonyms: ↑Valois
2. son of King John and king of England from 1216 to 1272; his incompetence aroused baronial opposition led by Simon de Montfort (1207-1272)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain
Member Holonyms: ↑Plantagenet, ↑Plantagenet line

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1. 1017-56, king of Germany 1039-56 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1046-56 (son of Conrad II).
2. 1207-72, king of England 1216-72 (son of John).
3. 1551-89, king of France 1574-89 (son of Henry II of France).

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Henry III [Henry III]
(1207–72) king of England (1216–72) and the son of King John. He was not popular with the ↑barons, who disliked his use of foreign people to advise him and criticized him for poor judgement in financial matters. In 1264, Simon de Montfort led a ↑rebellion of the barons and Henry was defeated and put in prison. He took back power in 1265 after a battle in which the ↑rebels were defeated by an army led by Henry’s son (laterEdward I).

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