Criticism of Henry II's expedition to Ireland in William of Canterbury's miracles of St Thomas Becket

  title={Criticism of Henry II's expedition to Ireland in William of Canterbury's miracles of St Thomas Becket},
  author={Marcus Bull},
  journal={Journal of Medieval History},
  pages={107 - 129}
  • M. Bull
  • Published 1 June 2007
  • History
  • Journal of Medieval History
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183 that it was at his request that Pope Adrian had granted Ireland to Henry II to hold by hereditary right, and that the king was sent a golden ring

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