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  • noun Plural form of Plantagenet.

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Examples

  • The struggle with the Plantagenets was the ruling idea of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • But while Normans held the throne for nearly a hundred years, and while brilliant poets and storytellers enchanted French-speakers under the Plantagenets, English-speakers were remaking their language in an utterly “unsponsored” way, below the radar of official French.

    The English Is Coming!

  • But while Normans held the throne for nearly a hundred years, and while brilliant poets and storytellers enchanted French-speakers under the Plantagenets, English-speakers were remaking their language in an utterly “unsponsored” way, below the radar of official French.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Brother turns on brother to win the ultimate prize, the throne of England, in this dazzling account of the wars of the Plantagenets.

    The White Queen by Philippa Gregory: Book summary

  • Within a few years he had gained control of land from Ireland to the Auvergne and the Plantagenets could justly claim what the historian Martin Aurell in The Plantagenet Empire 1154-1224 2007 calls an "Atlantic dominion".

    Great dynasties of the world: The Plantagenets

  • Even children who see themselves as 100% English, Welsh, Scottish or British are likely to have ancestors who were Angles, Saxons, Jutes, Danes, Flemish, Plantagenets from Anjou, or from Germany in the 17th century or Italians, Armenians and Black Africans in the 19th century.

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  • This pageant, this Golden Age was the age of the Plantagenets.

    Great dynasties of the world: The Plantagenets

  • The last of the Plantagenets bled horribly to death there.

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  • And so came the end of the Plantagenets proper, and the beginning of the Lancastrians.

    Great dynasties of the world: The Plantagenets

  • In Arthur Bryant's account, Henry III's son, Edward I, was the last of the great Plantagenets, indeed, the very "beau-ideal of a medieval king".

    Great dynasties of the world: The Plantagenets

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