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  1. Margaret of Anjou (1272 – 31 December 1299) was Countess of Anjou and Maine in her own right and Countess of Valois, Alençon and Perche by marriage. Margaret's father was King Charles II of Naples, whilst her husband was Charles, Count of Valois (third son of King Philip III of France ), and her older brother was Saint Louis of Toulouse; her ...

  2. Margaret of Anjou (French: Marguerite; 23 March 1430 – 25 August 1482) was Queen of England by marriage to King Henry VI from 1445 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471. Through marriage, she was also nominally Queen of France from 1445 to 1453. Born in the Duchy of Lorraine into the House of Valois-Anjou, Margaret was the second eldest daughter of René, King of Naples, and Isabella, Duchess ...

  3. Sep 7, 2023 · Margaret of Anjou and Maine (1273– 31 December 1299) was Countess of Anjou and Maine. She was the first wife of Charles of Valois, a son of Philip III of France. Margaret was a daughter of Charles II of Naples and Maria of Hungary (1257-1323). She married Charles at Corbeil on 16 August 1290.

    • Charles of France, Count of Valois
    • Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France
    • circa 1273
  4. Nov 25, 2012 · Margaret of Anjou was the French-born Queen of Henry VI and a major player on the Lancastrian side of the Wars of the Roses. When her husband began to suffer from a mental illness, Margaret took control. Her conflicts with the Yorkist branch of the Plantagenets led to their open rebellion and the installment of Edward IV on the throne.

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    • Her marriage to Henry VI had an unusual requirement. Born in the French Duchy of Lorraine, Margaret of Anjou grew up in France before her marriage to Henry VI in 1445.
    • She was fierce, passionate and strong-willed. Margaret was fifteen years old when she was crowned queen consort at Westminster Abbey. She was described as beautiful, passionate, proud and strong-willed.
    • She was a great lover of learning. Margaret spent her early youth in at a castle in the Rhone Valley and at a palace in Naples. She received a good education and was probably tutored by Antoine de la Salle, a famous writer and tournament judge of the era.
    • Her husband’s rule was unpopular. A breakdown in law and order, corruption, the distribution of royal land to the king’s court favourites and the continued loss of land in France meant Henry and his French queen’s rule became unpopular.
  5. Margaret of Anjou (c. 1272–1299)Countess of Valois . Name variations: Margaret of Valois; Marguerite of Anjou-Sicily. Born around 1272; died on December 31, 1299; daughter of Marie of Hungary (d. 1323) and Charles II (1254–1309), duke of Anjou (r. 1285–1290), king of Naples and Anjou (r. Source for information on Margaret of Anjou (c. 1272–1299): Women in World History: A Biographical ...

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  7. When Margaret Countess of Anjou was born in 1272, in Naples, Campania, Italy, her father, Charles II of Naples, was 18 and her mother, Mary of Hungary Queen of Naples, was 15. She married Charles de Valois Comte de Valois on 16 August 1290, in Corbeil, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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