Richard and John - Life in England: John

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  • Created on: 02-03-19 18:39
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  • Life in England: John
    • Basic overview
      • Born 1167
      • never expected to become King
      • Henry 2nd's youngest son
      • 1185
        • Henry sent John to extend control over Ireland
          • failed after six months
      • quarrelled with Richard
        • still convinced Richard to become heir
    • CRITICISMS
      • 'bad king' in any sense of the word
      • face many problems
        • argued he created many himself
      • John Gillingham
        • biggest failure
          • managing barons
            • he was 'useless'
      • useless in war
        • 'soft-sword'
        • deserved poor reputation
    • POSITIVES
      • hard-working
      • intelligent
      • improved royal government
      • W.L. Warren
        • 'unlucky King'

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