King Henry II of England

Also known as Henry Curtmantle, Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet. King of England from 1154 to 1189. Lord of Ireland, controlled Wales, Scotland and Brittany.

Eldest son of Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou and Empress Matilda (daughter of Henry I of England).

Father of King John of England and direct paternal ancestor of King Richard III: King John > King Henry III > King Edward I > King Edward II > King Edward III > Edmund of Langley > Richard of Conisburgh > Richard of York > King Richard III.

Y-DNA STR profile data derived from DNA testing of the remains of his direct male line descendant, King Richard III.