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  1. Henry VI (6 December 1421 – 21 May 1471) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453.

  2. Henry VI, (born December 6, 1421, Windsor, Berkshire, England—died May 21/22, 1471, London), king of England from 1422 to 1461 and from 1470 to 1471, a pious and studious recluse whose incapacity for government was one of the causes of the Wars of the Roses.

  3. Jan 28, 2021 · Having lost his heir and with his wife in captivity, Henry VI came to an untimely end in May 1471, murdered at the Tower of London. Henry VI had led a life of an ineffectual king, precipitating the rise of animosity and challenges to the throne that found expression in the War of the Roses.

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    • War of The Roses
    • The Murder of A King

    6th November 1429, Henry became crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey, at the age of seven. 16th December 1431, he travelled to France and became crowned King of France at Notre de Paris. Henry had been the only English King to be crowned King in both England and France. 1st September 1437, Henry now 16 years old, he had come of age to have ...

    Both Earl of Suffolk and the Cardinal Beaufort, put forward a proposal to have peace with France. They suggested that marriage between Henry and Margaret of Anjou was the best chance for peace. Margaret was the niece of King Charles VII. After hearing the beauty of Margaret, Henry agreed, then sent the Earl of Suffolk to negotiate with Charles VII....

    August 1453, Henry had a mental breakdown on the news of the final loss of Bordeaux in France. He became completely unresponsive, even to the birth of his son, Edward of Westminster. Henry became attended to, by the royal surgeons John Marchall, and Gilbert Kymer. He may have inherited the psychiatric condition from his maternal grandfather, Charle...

    1455, the War of the Rosesbegan, it was a violent struggle between the two Houses of Lancaster and York. 10th July 1460, Henry had been found, then captured in his tent by the Earl of Warwick, after the Battle of Northampton. He was then escorted to Delapre Abbey in Northamptonshire, before being moved to London. Henry had been confined in the Bish...

    21st May 1471, Edward IV feared that Henry may gain support. Henry had been killed in the night while he was kneeling down for prayer, from a blow to the back of his head. Edward became re-crowned on the following morning as King Edward IV of England. Henry VI was buried at Chertsey Abbey in Surrey. 1484, Richard IIIhad Henry’s body exhumed, and mo...

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    • Coronation
    • Henry's Marriage to Margaret of Anjou
    • Death and Legacy

    Henry was the only child of King Henry V of England and was his heir. He was born on 6 December 1421 at Windsor. He became king at the age of nine months on 31 August 1422, when his father died. His mother, Catherine of Valois, was then only twenty years old. Because she was the daughter of King Charles VI of France, and France had been the enemy o...

    Henry was eventually made King of England at Westminster Abbey on 6 November 1429 a month before his eighth birthday. He was made King of France at Notre Dame in Parison 16 December 1431. Because he was a child he was not allowed to control the government until he was declared of age on his sixteenth birthday in 1437, the same year his mother died.

    Because of his success in the Hundred Years' War, Henry V had left England with a lot of land in France. Since Henry VI was still a child, and England was ruled by a Regent, much of the land his father gained was lost. Diplomatic mistakes as well as military failurescaused the loss of most of the English land in France. Henry VI was a deeply spirit...

    Henry VI was imprisoned in the Tower of London, where he was murdered on 21 May 1471. Popular legend said that Richard, Duke of Gloucester was guilty of his murder, as well as the murder of Henry VI's son Edward of Westminster. King Henry VI was originally buried in Chertsey Abbey. In 1485, his body was moved to St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. ...

    • 1 September 1422 – 4 March 1461, 3 October 1470 – 11 April 1471
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  4. Apr 26, 2022 · Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond half brother Sir David Owen stepbrother About Henry VI of England "Henry VI (6 December 1421 – 21 May 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453. Until 1437, his realm was governed by regents.

  5. Henry VI (1421-1471) was the last monarch of the Lancastrian dynasty, and the ineffective nature of his rule played a major part in the outbreak of the Wars of the Roses. The House of Lancaster came to the throne in 1399 when Henry of Bolingbroke returned from exile, deposed Richard II and took the throne as Henry IV.

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