The taking of Tours by Philippe Dieu-donné (1189).


This image below shows Philippe Dieu-donné, “the God-given”, Philip II of France (1165-1223), taking Tours in 1189. He was the French king who finally managed to break the power of the Angevin (Kings of England, Dukes of Normandy, Aquitaine, and Count of Anjou) in France.

 

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About Jim McNeill

I am a blogger on 'The Social History of the Touraine region of France (37)' and also 'The Colonial History of Pennsylvania and the life & Family of William Penn'. I am a Director of Fresh Ground Group Ltd.
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2 Responses to The taking of Tours by Philippe Dieu-donné (1189).

  1. Pity really; we could still have been in charge!

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