Henry II , of Castile
b.13 Jan 1334 Sevilla, Sevilla, Andalucía, Spain
d.29 May 1379 Santo Domingo de la Calzada, Logroño, La Rioja, Spain
Facts and Events
Henry II (13 January 1334 – 29 May 1379) was the first King of Castile and León from the House of Trastámara. He became king in 1369 by defeating his half-brother, King Peter, after numerous rebellions and battles. As king he was involved in the Ferdinand Wars and the Hundred Years' War.