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1

1153

H2 grants Staffordshire to Ranulf of Chester

2

1153, December

Ranulf of Chester dies; H2 grants his son Hugh of Chester only the lands that Ranulf held in 1153 (no Staffordshire)

3

1155

H2 confiscates lands from William de Ferrers, Earl of Derby

4

1157

H2 marches against Hugh Bigod to receive his submission

5

1160, 2 November

Henry the Young is betrothed to Margaret of France, Louis VII’s daughter, with the Vexin as a dowry on their marriage

6

1166

H2 deposes Duke Conan of Brittany, and betroths his infant daughter Constance to his son Geoffrey, then takes the duchy in his son’s name

7

1166, 24 December

John is born in Oxford

8

1167

Eleanor is dispatched to assert control over Acquitaine, taking Richard with her as presumed heir

9

1169

Richard is recognised as Count of Poitou and heir to his mother’s duchy

10

1169, 6 January

Treaty of Montmirail; H2 and Louis VII agree that Henry the Young should hold Normandy, Anjou, Maine and Brittany directly from Louis VII, and that Richard would marry Louis VII’s daughter Alice, and hold Acquitaine directly from Louis VII, and Geoffrey hold Brittany from HtY

11

1169, & January

Both sons, Richard and John then perform homage to Louis VII

12

1169, May

Geoffrey secures the support of the French barons

13

1170, 14 June

Henry the Young is crowned by Roger of York at Westminster

14

1171

H2 launches an investigation into lands in Normandy that had belonged to HI, and began to reclaim them, reducing the power and independence of barons in the border regions especially

15

1172

H2 institutes a version of the Carta Baronum in Normandy, leading to tensions

16

1172, June

Richard is formally recognised as the Duke of Aquitaine and Count of Poitou when he was granted the lance and banner, emblems of his office; in Poitiers and was repeated in Limoges, where he wore the ring of St Valerie

17

1172, 27 August

Henry the Young is formally married to Margaret of France, and crowned again, in Winchester Cathedral, by Rotrou, archbishop of Rouen – pushed forward by H2 to gain the Vexin

18

1172

H2 and Count Humbert of Savoy arrange a marriage treaty between John and Humbert’s daughter, possibly providing John with land in the Savoy

19

1173, February

The Count of Toulouse finally performs homage, but first to H2 before Richard despite Toulouse being part of Acquitaine

20

1173, February

Humbert demands that John be suitably endowed with French possessions in order to marry his daughter; H2 grants John three castles, Chinon in Touraine, and Mirebeau and Loudon in Poitou

21

1173, February

Henry the Young is outraged that his six-year-old brother is granted three castles when he did not control any castles, especially as he is eighteen and the crowned King of England and acknowledged lord of Normandy, Anjou, Maine and Touraine; Henry the Young demands of H2 that he be given practical authority over some territories; H2 refuses