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February, Henry the Young King-Centric Month

On 28 February 1155 England welcomed the arrival of a new prince in the family of Henry II and his queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine. The son born that day was to go down in history as Henry the Young King. I sincerely do hope that with your help we will make the month of February absolutely Henry-centric. Here are a few of my posts I would like to recommend before I share my new Henry the Young King text with you.



Brief biography of our Liege.

A Lovely Place of Sin or what did Henry's contemporaries say about their young king?

A few facts, both well known and obscure, about Henry here and here.

Henry's knighting ceremony (do you really know who belted him with the sword of knighthood?)

I would also like to recommend my new blog called Polish Bits and Bobs (as you know Henry the Young King's scribe comes from Poland). It's about all things Polish. If you have time and inclination I would be happy to welcome you here.

Comments

  1. I shall raise a glass to Henry! And congrats on the new Polish blog.

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  2. Thank you, Anerje! I will join in the toast :-)

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  3. I am looking forward to your new post on Henry. :) All of your posts are so interesting.

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  4. Thank you, Marsha! You make me blush ;-) I'm looking forward to the new post, too :-)

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