He was only nine-years-old when his father died, so others in power governed England. But when young Henry III finally took control of England, he created tremendous problems. The king’s brother-in-law, Simon de Montfort, encouraged King Henry to agree to political changes which led to the limiting of royal powers but which led to an English Civil War during the latter part of the thirteenth century.
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