11 Facts About King John of England
The unlikely king that lost an empire
John, King of England (1166–1216), is one of the more interesting monarchs in English history. From birth, he was unlikely to become king, but through the course of events would rule England from 1199–1216.
In those seventeen years, he would lose an empire and suffer several uprisings from his barons. He plotted against his brother, had a…