Silver Penny of King John
A silver penny minted during the reign of King John of England (r. 1199 to 1216 CE)
King John of England Hunting
A 14th century CE manuscript illustration showing King John of England (r. 1199-1216 CE) hunting. 'De Rege Johanne', folio 116. (British Library, London)
John I of England Battling Philip II of France
An illumination from a 14th Century CE manuscript of the "Grandes Chroniques de France", depicting a battle between John I of England (r. 1199 - 1216 CE) and Philip II of France (r. 1180 - 1223 CE). Both kings are recognizable by their coats...
The Devil's Brood - Episode 1 | Plantagenets | BBC Documentary
After Henry II of England forges a mighty empire including England and France, his sons Richard I of England and King John of England turn on their father and bring the dynasty to the edge of collapse.
Newark Castle, England
Newark Castle in Nottinghamshire, England. The castle was founded in the 12th Century CE. King John of England (r. 1199-1216 CE) died of dysentery in Newark Castle on 18 October, 1216 CE.
Magna Carta with Royal Seal
The Magna Carta with the royal seal. The Charter was first signed by King John in 1215 CE and then reaffirmed by his son and successor Henry III (r. 1216-1272 CE) in 1225 CE. (MS 46144, British Library, London,
Tomb of Isabella of Angoulême
Effigy of Isabella of Angoulême (1165 - 1199 CE), from her tomb in the Fontevraud Abbey, France.
John I Tzimiskes
John I Tzimiskes was Byzantine emperor from 969 to 976 CE. Although he took the throne by murdering his predecessor Nikephoros II Phokas, John was a popular emperor. A skilled general and a competent politician, he is known for expanding...
John II Komnenos
John II Komnenos “the Handsome” was emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 1118 CE to 1143 CE. John, almost constantly on campaign throughout his reign, would continue the military successes of his father Alexios I with significant...
Abbey of Saint John at Müstair
The Abbey of Saint John at Müstair, located in the village of Müstair in Canton Graubünden, Switzerland, is an early medieval Benedictine monastery dating to the late 8th century CE that became an abbey in 1163 CE. It is renowned...