The Hundred Years War Was A Group Of Battles From 1337 – 1453. The Kingdom Of England Versus Valois Capetians For Control Of The French Throne. This War Has Been Divided Into Three Separate Phases:
1. The Edwardian Era War (1337 – 1360)
2. The Caroline War (1369 – 1389)
3. The Lancastrian War (1415 – 1453) It Was During This War That Saw The Burning Murder Of St Joan Of Arc.
The Key Battles Of This Conflict.
The War Of Two Peters Was Fought From 1356 – 1375 Between The Kingdoms Of Castile And Aragon. The Two Rulers Were Peter Of Castile And Peter IV Of Aragon. This Was During The Edwardian War
The 1383 – 1385 Crisis Was A Period Of Civil War in Portugal. During this time no King reigned. It began when King Ferdinand I died without any male heirs and ended when King John I was crowned in 1385. In this time, John I invades Portugal and is crowned King John I.
The Armagnac – Burgundian Civil War was a civil war between the Armagnac and Burgundian towns from 1407 – 1435.
Key Personalities of This Conflict
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- Alliances are friendships between people and nations that result in the protection of the land and ensure the trade of goods between the two countries. During the 16th century alliances were not as stable as they are in the 21st century, in the early modern period alliances relied on the marriage of one monarch’s child to another and the two nations were joined by blood. It was understood that neither nation would attack a country whose future monarchy could be tied to theirs. A good example of the fickle nature alliances can be seen in the relationship between England and the Spanish-Hapsburg Empire, which was an alliance formed by King Henry VII and Ferdinand of Aragon under the premise th... [tags: Spanish Armada, Elizabeth I of England]
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- Henry II was born in 1133, and died at 56 years old, in 1189. When he was only 2 years old, his grandfather Henry I, appointed his cousin Stephen to the throne, instead of Matilda, who would be rightfully eligible to the throne. Matilda was not found suitable, firstly because of her gender (in a sexist society), and secondly because she was married to a rival of the Norms, Geoffrey of Anjou. Born in Anjou, to Geoffrey of Anjou, (Plantagenet), the most powerful Duque of Central France, and Matilda (daughter of the King of England), Henry was also known as Plantagenet, since his father Geoffrey, got the nickname because he liked to sport a sprig on his helmet; coining the Plantagenet surname o... [tags: the Treaty of Wallingford, lifestyle]
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- The History of the Church of England, J.R.H. Moorman, pp. 59-220 Book Report The middle ages began when William the Normans took over England. William liked to regard himself as a reformer. He would not allow the pope to interfere with what he regarded as the king’s lawful business. He regarded himself as the head of the Church in England. William appointed his close friend, Lanfranc, as the archbishop of Canterbury. They both ruled England until William’s death. William Rufus who was William the Normans’ son took over the throne.... [tags: essays research papers]
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- Edward II of England Edward II was born in April 25, 1284 to the great King Edward I and Eleanor of Castille in Caernaven Caste in Wales. Edward II did not have a particularly happy childhood as he grew up under his overbearing father and in the absence of his mother. Edward II had three older brothers, two of which died in infancy and the third unexpectantly in adolescence. Thus, in 1307 Edward gained the throne of England and then married Isabella, daughter of Philip IV of France, in 1308 as a matter of convenience.... [tags: Essays Papers]
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- King Charles I of England had to overcome many physical difficulties before and after he became king. Their decisions on the throne while many people affected. Religious beliefs is a major focus in time on the throne, refused to compromise in situations of religious and political complexity leads to civil war. Controversy surrounding him during the trial and its implementation. King Charles I led a normal life, but interestingly, affects many people, even in his death. The second son of James VI of Scotland and Anne of Denmark, Charles was born in Fife, Scotland on November 19, 1600 (Introduction).... [tags: Charles I of England, James I of England]
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- The Reign of Mary I In 1553, Mary I became the Queen of England. Mary married King Philip of Spain in order to secure Catholicism in England. Elizabeth unwillingly became the leader of Mary’s opposition, the British Protestants of the time. She attempted to force her younger sister, Elizabeth, into attending Catholic mass in order to set an example for her followers. Elizabeth was raised Protestant and didn’t want to convert, so she avoided mass by complaining of stomach aches. A man named Thomas Wyatt sent a letter informing Elizabeth that he was planning a rebellion in order to prevent the marriage between the two royals.... [tags: Elizabeth I of England, Mary I of England]
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- Two of the major powers in Europe quickly took the lead in settling the New World. The first, Spain, was very interested in acquiring huge amounts of gold, silver, and other rare valuables. In fact, the only reason they stumbled upon America is because they were en route to the Far East in search of the "fabled wealth of the Indies." What they found turned out to be much more valuable than a shipload of gold. A new continent was discovered-- one with unbelievable potential. Spain was able to take great advantage of its new found wealth, but made some bad decisions that in the long run did not help to solidify their existence in America.... [tags: History England ]
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- Britain in the 800’s was much different then than it is now. The people of Denmark, called Danes or Vikings, attacked Britain and started a war between the two countries. Britain was helpless at the time because their lack of leadership from their king. When King Alfred came to power, Britain turned the war around and found a king worthy of the title. Because of King Alfred’s reign, Britain was shaped to be what it is today. Therefore, King Alfred created modern Britain and without him and his government, Britain would be much different than it is now.... [tags: danes, vikings, jutes, england's history]
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