Thanks for the ping...now, in answer to the question: Was there anyone King John did not piss off?
posted on 03/02/2011 4:41:13 PM PST
(What always made the state a hell has been that man tried to make it heaven-Hoelderlin)
I don't think he pissed off his father. Nevertheless, his father probably realized that he was incompetent and purposefully named him "Lackland" and didn't give him anything. Unfortunately, Henry the Young King turned against his father and then died just as his Henry II tried to reconcile. Richard I (Cur de Lion) was more interested in the Crusades and never had children, so John wound up with the crown.
posted on 03/02/2011 4:53:56 PM PST
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