- a member of the royal house that ruled England from the accession of Henry II in 1154 to the death of Richard III in 1485.
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In the meantime, spare a thought for the unquiet passage of Richard III, last warrior of the Plantagenet dynasty.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab
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The Plantagenet Alliance will willingly stand by the decision reached by the panel.Richard III Burial Battle Begins
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"Let me get you some more, Miss Massereene," says Plantagenet.
"Plantagenet, my dear, I didn't believe it was in you," says Cecil.
"I really think they're all jealous of me," goes on Plantagenet, greatly fortified.
"Never mind him, Plantagenet; do go on," exclaims Cecil, impatiently.
He was the grandchild of a Plantagenet, and a representative of the White Rose.The Reign of Mary Tudor
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- a line of English kings, ruling from the ascent of Henry II (1154) to the death of Richard III (1485)
C12: from Old French, literally: sprig of broom, with reference to the crest of the Angevin kings, from Latin planta sprig + genista broom
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