Henry the Second, King of England, with the death of Rosamond

a tragedy, acted at the Theatre-Royal, by Their Majesties servants
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Henry -- II, -- King of England, -- 1133-1189 -- Drama, Clifford, Rosamond, -- d. 1176? --
Other titlesThe death of Rosamond
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 51:11
ContributionsBancroft, John, d. 1696, Mountfort, William, 1664?-1692
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[8], 52 p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15038044M

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The life and death of Rosamond, King Henry the Seconds concubine And how she was poysoned to death by Queen Elenor.

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()First published: 13 Dec, John Dryden (–).The Poems of John Dryden. Prologues and Epilogues: Epilogue to Henry II, King of England, with the Death of Rosamond.

The life and death of fair Rosamond: King Henry the second's concubine. Published/Created: [London] Printed and sold at No.

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4 Aldermary Church Yard [?] Physical Description: 1 sheet ([1] p.): 1 woodcut ; 20 x 33 cm. Rosamond, a mistress of Henry II of England. She was the subject of many legends and stories. Rosamond is believed to have been the daughter of Walter de Clifford of the family of Fitz-Ponce. She is said to have been Henry’s mistress secretly for several years but was openly acknowledged by him o.

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Fair Rosamund by John William Waterhouse The story of Rosamund de Clifford is shrouded in more legends than most medieval lives. After Eleanor of Aquitaine, she is the woman most associated with Henry II, king of England.

In historical fiction, she is the woman who claimed his heart and stole him away from his queen. For others, see House of Plantagenet.

Henry II (5 March – 6 July ), also known as Henry Curtmantle (French: Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet, was King of England from to his death. He was the first king of the House of Plantagenet. King Louis VII of France made him Duke of Normandy in   He was recognised as HENRY II King of England after the death of King Stephen 25 Octcrowned in Westminster Abbey 19 Dec and at Worcester end.

Ralph de Diceto´s Abbreviationes Chronicorum record in that “Henricus rex Anglorum” died “aput Chinun” and was buried “aput Fontem Ebraldi”. Rosamond (Rosamond Clifford), d.mistress of Henry II of England.

She was not openly acknowledged by the king untilafter he had imprisoned his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine. On Rosamond's death soon afterward she was buried in Godstow Abbey, but her remains were removed to the chapter house after Henry's death.

Henry the Second, King of England, with the death of Rosamond: a tragedy, acted at the Theatre-Royal, by Their Majesties servants. The Life and death of fair Rosamond (s) EDINBURGH: Printed for the Booksellers in Town and Country.

Fair Rosamond. When as King Henry rul’d this land, ⁠ The second of that name; Besides the Queen, he loved dear In England’s sweet and pleasing court. Add tags for "Henry the Second, King of England, with the death of Rosamond: a tragedy, acted at the Theatre-Royal, by Their Majesties servants.".

Be the first. Similar Items. Henry II of England, also known as Henry II Curtmantle (Le Mans, France, 5 March – Chinon, France, 6 July ) was also Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, Count of Nantes, Lord of Ireland and, at various times, controlled parts of Wales, Scotland and western France.

Thomas Deloney, a renowned writer of popular ballads who died aboutwrote 'The Ballad of Fair Rosamond'. An edition in circulation between and is titled: 'A mournful ditty of the lady Rosamond, king Henry the seconds concubine, who was poysoned to death by Queen Elenor in Woodstocst [sic] bower near Oxford.'.

Henry the Young King died in the summer ofduring the course of a campaign in the Limousin against his father and his brother Richard. He had just completed a pillage of local monasteries to raise money to pay his mercenaries.

He contracted dysentery at the beginning of June. Weakening fast, he was taken to Martel, near Limoges. In these tensions reached breaking point again and open war broke out in Aquitaine which ended in a stalemate and during which Henry the young King died of illness, making his brother Richard the new heir.

A portrait of King Henry II. The final few years of Henry’s reign up until his death inwere tormented by disputes with his sons. Henry II (5 March – 6 July ) ruled as King of England (–), Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, Count of Nantes, Lord of Ireland and, at various times, controlled parts of Wales, Scotland and western France.

Henry II, byname Henry of Anjou, Henry Plantagenet, Henry FitzEmpress, or Henry Curtmantle (Short Mantle), (bornLe Mans, Maine [now in France]—died July 6,near Tours), duke of Normandy (from ), count of Anjou (from ), duke of Aquitaine (from ), and king of England (from ), who greatly expanded his Anglo-French domains and strengthened the royal administration in England.

In this respect, the great winner from Henry II's reign was King Philip of France, for with the death of the federal ideal, the structural weaknesses of the Angevin empire could be exploited to. Henry the Second or, the fall of Rosamond. A tragedy, by Thomas Hull. As performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden.

Regulated by the author. by: Hull, Thomas, Published: (). Henry the Second, or, The fall of Rosamond: a tragedy: as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden / written by Thomas Hull. Author/Creator: Hull, Thomas,   Henry VIII was King of England from until his death in He is best known for six marriages and his effort to annul his first marriage, which led to the separation of the Church of.

Inhe crossed to England to pursue his claim to the throne, reaching an agreement that he would succeed Stephen on his death, which occurred in Henry's now began to restore order. Two editions of the ballad were represented in the collection of Samuel Pepys, under the title of "The Life and Death of Rosamond, King Henry the Second's Concubine.

And how she was Poysoned to Death by Queen Elenor." John Aubrey, in his "Remaines,"tells us that his nurse used to sing the following verses to him: p. I’ve spent most of the past four years buried in the twelfth century, researching and writing King of the North Wind, a biography of King Henry II of England.

The book published, I’ve now re-joined the twenty first century – only to wonder idly whether this great and most outward-looking of English monarchs would have. Henry the Young King (28 February – 11 June ) was the eldest surviving son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of ing inhe was titular King of England, Duke of Normandy, Count of Anjou and the Young King was the only King of England since the Norman Conquest to be crowned during his father's reign, but was frustrated by his father's refusal to.

Walter de Clifford’s daughter Rosamund Clifford (born about died ) was the mistress of Henry II and had a child by him. A novel concerning this is: The Fall of Rosamund Clifford by Thomas Hull.

The King kept her in a wooden maze and the legend is that Queen Eleanor found her by means of a clue – a silk thread. The marriage was thus annulled in By the next year she was married to Henry, Duke of Normandy and Anjou, and soon to be king of England after Stephen's death inbased upon prior agreement.

Henry's lands thus increased greatly to include Anjou, Normandy, Aquitane, as well as England, and Louis VI needed allies. Librarian's tip: Chap. 5 "Henry the Second: The Making of Order" and Chap.

6 "Henry the Second: The Making of Law" Read preview Overview Feudal Britain: The Completion of the Medieval Kingdoms, By G. Barrow Edward Arnold. The History of the Life of King Henry the Second, and of the Age in which He Lived: In Five Books ; to which is Prefixed, a History of the Revolutions of England from the Death of Edward the Confessor to the Birth of Henry the Second, George Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton: Author: George Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton: Publisher: J.

Dodsley,   Henry Tudor was the king of England from until his death in The son of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth York, Henry became king of England following the death .Life and Death of Fair Rosamond (c) The date is estimated. The probable date of printing is given as c in the catalogue of the National Library of Scotland.

⁠ before King Henry's face, Full oft within his princely arms England's sweet and pleasing court.