King John

King John
noun
youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
Syn: ↑John, ↑John Lackland
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain
Member Holonyms: ↑Plantagenet, ↑Plantagenet line

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a drama (1596-97?) by Shakespeare.

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