King Henry II Age Son of Matilda Grandson of Henry I Married Eleanor (French) Eight children Buried at Fontevrault (France) Came to the throne at just 21. He ruled for thirty-four years, but spent only fourteen of them in England. He controlled more of France than the King of France. Henry's eldest son, also called Henry, died before his father so in 1189 his second son, Richard, succeeded to the throne.
King John Age about Son of Henry II Married Isabel (English) then Isabella (French) Five children Buried at Worcester. Fourth child of Henry II and brother of Richard l. Responsible for the Magna Carta (Great Charter) giving justice to all.
King Edward I Age Eldest son of Henry III Married Eleanor (Spanish) then Margaret (French) Eleven children Buried in Westminster Abbey. Edward 'Longshanks' (so called because he was over 6ft tall) fought wars against the Scots King Robert the Bruce and was called 'the hammer of the Scots'. Edward formed the Model Parliament in 1295, bringing together the knights, clergy, nobility and burgesses of the cities, bringing Lords and Commons together for the first time.
1) Who was the first to invade the British Isles? 2) Who is the most famous woman of that time? 3) What kings ruled in the times of Robin Hood? 4) Who was Robin Hood according to the legends? 5) Who tried to invade Scotland? 6) Who was he called the Hammer of Scots? 7) Who is the national hero of Scotland?