King John's Life Timeline

King John's Life

John Lackland was born to Henry II of England & Eleanor of Aquitaine.

12/24/1166

In 1177, Henry II made John Lord of Ireland.

1177

In 1199, John became king of England.

1199

In 1200, King Philip II of France accepted John as rightful heir of France.

1200

In 1203, John's mishandling of France led to his loss of Anjou and Normandy.

1203

In 1203, John killed his nephew, Arthur, because he was also heir to be king.

1203

John and Pope diagreed over the right to appoint the archibishop of Canterbury.

1207

Pope placed England under interdict, an order banning church services.

1208

In 1215, John had a war against Philip and lost against him.

1215

John died of dysentery, continuous diarrhea, on Oct. 18/19, 1216.

10/18/1216