Meaning of Henry II

Henry II

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  1. (“Henry the Saint”) 973–1024, king of Germany 1002–24 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1014–24.
  2. (“Curtmantle”) 1133–89, king of England 1154–89: first king of the Plantagenet line (grandson of Henry I of England).
  3. 1519–59, king of France 1547–59 (son of Francis I).
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