Philip II Augustus

1165–1223

King of France who expanded his realm by retaking Normandy and Anjou from the Plantagenets.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
More Concerning the Siege of Acre  in  The Crusaders  by  Alfred J. Church
House of Capet  in  France: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
How the Kings Fought for Glory and not for Christ in  Stories from the Crusades  by  Janet Harvey Kelman
Arthur, Prince of Normandy, Disappears  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor
Progress of France toward Nationality  in  The Story of Europe  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Story of the Third Crusade  in  The Story of the Crusades  by  by E. M. Wilmot-Butxton


Image Links


Philip Augustus and his nobles before the Battle of Bouvines
 in The Story of Old France