King John's Life Timeline
King John's Life
John Lackland was born to Henry II of England & Eleanor of Aquitaine.
In 1177, Henry II made John Lord of Ireland.
In 1199, John became king of England.
In 1200, King Philip II of France accepted John as rightful heir of France.
In 1203, John's mishandling of France led to his loss of Anjou and Normandy.
In 1203, John killed his nephew, Arthur, because he was also heir to be king.
John and Pope diagreed over the right to appoint the archibishop of Canterbury.
Pope placed England under interdict, an order banning church services.
In 1215, John had a war against Philip and lost against him.
John died of dysentery, continuous diarrhea, on Oct. 18/19, 1216.