Henry II of England (1133 – 1189), also known as Henry Plantagenet. Father of Richard the Lion Heart and John Lackland.
- "A short but strongly built man of leonine appearance, Henry II was
possessed of an immense dynamic energy and a formidable temper. He had
the red hair of the Plantagenets, grey eyes that grew bloodshot in anger
and a round, freckled face. Described by Peter of Blois as:-
"The lord king has been red-haired so far, except that the coming of old age and gray hair has altered that color somewhat..." http://www.englishmonarchs.co.uk/plantagenet.htm