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Panagiotis Constantinou
published on 11 April 2022

Face reconstruction of King John of England (also called John Lackland, r. 1199-1216), based on his tomb effigy in Worcester Cathedral and contemporary chroniclers describing his physical appearance. During his reign, he lost the Duchy of Normandy and most of his French territory to King Philip II of France, causing the collapse of the Angevin Empire. Famous for signing the Magna Carta in 1215.

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About the Author

Panagiotis Constantinou
Studied graphic design, yet never practiced it. working something else entirely now trying to support my family. Living in Cyprus.

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APA Style

Constantinou, P. (2022, April 11). King John. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Constantinou, Panagiotis. "King John." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 11, 2022.

MLA Style

Constantinou, Panagiotis. "King John." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Apr 2022. Web. 07 Feb 2023.