King of England (1216–1272) who succeeded his father, King John. His reign was disrupted by baronial opposition led by Simon de Montfort, whose representative parliament, called in 1265, is considered England's first full parliament.
Henry-iii Sentence Examples
Of the old castle, called Nenagh Round, dating from the time of King John, there still exists the circular donjon or keep. There are no remains of the hospital founded in 1200 for Austin canons, nor of the Franciscan friary, founded in the reign of Henry III.
Later charters were given by Henry II., by John in 1204 (who also granted an annual fair of three days' duration, 29th of October, at the feast of St Modwen, and a weekly market on Thursday), by Henry III.
He ultimately married Isabella, after the death of John, and had by her a number of sons, half-brothers of Henry III.
Civil war was raging in France, and Clement became an ardent partisan of the League; his mind appears to have become unhinged by religious fanaticism, and he talked of exterminating the heretics, and formed a plan to kill Henry III.
After John's death he crowned the infant Henry III.