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1173, March

Henry the Young goes to Louis VII at Paris

2

1173, March

Louis VII promotes HtY’s cause amongst the French barons, summoning a council and HtY requests support from Alexander III against the tyranny of his father

3

1173, March

HtY gains the crucial backing of Philip, count of Flanders, promised Kent, Theobald, Count of Blois, promised Amboise and lands in Touraine, and Matthew of Bolougne, promised Mortain in Normandy and some English lands

4

1173, March

Eleanor sends Geoffrey and Richard to join Henry the Young in rebellion against H2

5

1173, March

Rebels in Normandy join the conflict; Henry, Count of Eu, on the border with Picardy, disgruntled; Gilbert of Tillieres, Lord of Damville, also disgruntled

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1173, March

Rebels in England join the conflict, sweating support to H2, notably; Hugh Bigod, Earl of Norfolk; Hugh of Chester; William de Ferrers, Earl of Derby; Robert Blanchemains, Earl of Leicester

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1173, March

Ralph de Fougères joins the rebellion in Brittany

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1173, March

Rebels in Touraine and Poitou, lords not only rebel but have a crucial role in persuading HtY to rebel himself; Ralph de Faye, Eleanor’s uncle and Hugh de Sainte-Maure

9

1173, March

William the Lion invades England, promised Northumbria

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1173, May

HtY attacks Pacy and Gournay in Normandy, L7 Verneuil on the Norman border with Blois, the Breton rebels Avranches in western Normandy, and Philip of Flanders captures Aumale

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1173, July

Richard de Lucy, chief justiciar of England, attacks the rebel town of Leicester, which falls, but he is prevented from taking the city due to William the Lion’s attack in the north

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1173, August i

Philip of Flander’s advance in Normandy is halted having captured Driencourt, Matthew of Bolougne, Philip’s heir is seriously inured in battle and dies, Philip then retires

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1173, August ii

H2 focusses on L7’s army, destroying the rebel castle of Breteuil and putting L7 to flight

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1173, August iii

H2 uses mercenaries to attack the rebel Bretons, then rushes to join them, and forces surrender, capturing Ralph de Fougères

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1173, September

Parley at Gisors; H2 attempts to tempt his enemies to abandon their rebellion, unsuccessfully; L7 and Robert of Leicester are prominent in their rejection of the offer

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1173, September

Richard de Lucy successfully drives the Scottish army back across the border, but is prevented from raiding Lothian by news of Robert of Leicester’s landing

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1173, October i

Robert of Leicester joins up with Hugh Bigod and the two take H2’s castle at Haughley

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1173, 17 October ii

Battle of Fornham; loyalist forces decisively defeat the larger rebel army, capturing Robert of Leicester

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1173, November i

H2 moves into Touraine, forcing the surrender of castles Haye and Champigny

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1173, November ii

Eleanor is captured attempting to flee to Paris

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1173, November iii

Truces are made to last until Easter 1174