King Henry III Timeline

 

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r.1216 - 1272 King Henry III reigned as King of England from 19 Oct 1216 - 16 Nov 1272
He was the son of King John of England and Isabelle of Angouleme
1207 Henry was born on 1 October 1207 at Winchester Castle
1216 19 Oct 1216: Nine year old Henry succeeded to the throne of England. The coronation of Henry III was 28 October 1216 at Gloucester. England was ruled by regents until 1227
1217 Fifth Crusade, 1217 - 1221: The 5th Crusade led by King Andrew II of Hungary, Duke Leopold VI of Austria, John of Brienne
1219 William Marshal died and Hubert de Burgh took control of England
1227 King Henry took control of England and was persuaded to remove Hubert de Burgh from power replacing him with the French Bishop of Winchester - Peter des Roches
1228 - 1229 Sixth Crusade, 1228 - 1229: The 6th Crusade led by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II
1234 The English barons rebelled against King Henry and his French advisors and forced the expulsion of Peter des Roches
1236 Henry married Eleanor of Provence (c. 1223-1291) at Canterbury Cathedral, she was the younger sister of the Queen of France. They had four children: Edward (later King Edward I), Margaret of England, Beatrice of England and Edmund, Earl of Lancaster
1248 The Seventh Crusade, 1248 - 1254: The 7th Crusade led by King Louis IX of France
1256 Welsh revolt: Llewelyn ap Gruffydd declared himself ruler of North Wales and rebelled against English control.
1257 King Henry and his son Edward quash the Welsh rebellion
1258 Provisions of Oxford: Seven barons led by Simon de Montfort forced Henry to agree to the Provisions of Oxford which abolished the absolutist Anglo-Norman monarchy and gave power to a council of fifteen barons to govern England and a parliament
1262 Henry obtained a papal bull exempting him from his agreements made at the Provisions of Oxford leading to Civil War  which was known as the Second Barons War
1264 - 1265 The Second Barons War the leading royalist was Prince Edward Longshanks (later Edward I of England) who was opposed by barons led by Simon de Montfort
1264 Battle of Lewes May 14: Henry was defeated and taken prisoner by Simon de Montfort's army. Prince Edward escaped and continued the fight
1265 Battle of Evesham: Simon de Montfort is defeated and power restored to King Henry
1272 King Henry III died on 16 November 1272 at Westminster in London. He was buried in Westminster Abbey
1272 He was succeeded by his Edward Longshanks who became King Edward I
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