Angevin Empire under Henry II?

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  • How great an achievement was the formation of the Angevin Empire under Henry II?1154-1189
    • Luck?
      • Louis VII (weaknesses)
        • Until Philip II
      • Eleanor Of Aquitaine (marriage)  1152
        • louis divorce
        • 4 sons
      • ireland invasions - dermot
        • Strongbow did all the work
      • Inheritance
        • Count of Anjou
        • Duke of Normandy
        • England
      • Parts on the angevin dominions were distinct and separate
        • making them hard to control
          • = wouldn't have done this on purpose
      • not being excommunicated 4 Becket's murder
    • Political Skill
      • his gov
        • founder of English common law
        • improved exchequer
        • trial by jury
        • England's commercial life
      • henry II's personality
        • cunning
        • stratigic tactician
      • henry's energy
        • lands geographically spread - Scottish border to the Pyrenees.
      • dealt with GR 1173-4
        • WIlliam the lion = humiliated
        • sons dealt with
      • restoration after Stephen
        • justice
        • BARONS
        • Royal Rev
      • Political Marriages
        • Geoffrey to Constance = daughter of count conan IV. THUS GAINING THE COUNTY OF BRITTANY 1181
      • Expanded the Angevin empire further than ever before
    • Great achievement
    • Circumstantial
    • VS
    • VS
  • Count of Anjou

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