Henry the Saint, 973–1024, king of Germany 1002–24 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1014–24.
Curtmantle, 1133–89, king of England 1154–89: first king of the Plantagenet line (grandson of Henry I of England).
1519–59, king of France 1547–59 (son of Francis I).
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known as Henry the Saint. 973–1024, king of Germany and Holy Roman Emperor (1014–24): canonized in 1145
1133–89, first Plantagenet king of England (1154–89): extended his Anglo-French domains and instituted judicial and financial reforms. His attempts to control the church were opposed by Becket
1519–59, king of France (1547–59); husband of Catherine de' Medici. He recovered Calais from the English (1558) and suppressed the Huguenots
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