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  History of the Monarchy > The Lancastrians > Henry VI
Henry was crowned King of England in 1429 and, in 1431, King of France.
For the rest of his reign, Henry's queen, Margaret of Anjou, was determined to fight, rather than negotiate a compromise, for the Lancastrian cause of her husband and son.
Pitted against Henry was the Duke of York, asserting his legitimate claim to the throne descended as he was, through his mother, from Edward III's second surviving son (Henry VI was descended from Edward's third surviving son).
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  Henry VI of England
Henry's half-brothers, Edmund and Jasper Tudor, the sons of his mother's second marriage, were later given earldoms, Edmund being the father of Henry Tudor, later King Henry VII of England.
Henry was eventually crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey on November 6, 1429 at the age of eight, and King of France at Notre Dame in Paris on December 16, 1431.
Henry VI was imprisoned in the Tower of London, where he was murdered some time during May of that 1471.
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  Henry VI of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry IV's elder surviving son, John, Duke of Bedford, was the senior regent, having been appointed Regent of France (in charge of running the ongoing war) as well as replacing Gloucester as Regent of England whenever Bedford was personally in the country.
Henry's half-brothers, Edmund and Jasper, the sons of his mother's second marriage, were later given earldoms, Edmund being the father of Henry Tudor, later to gain the throne as Henry VII of England.
Henry was captured by King Edward in 1465 and subsequently held captive in the Tower of London.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Henry VI of England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Henry V, (August 9 or September 16, 1387 –; August 31, 1422), King of England (1413-1422), son of Henry IV by Mary de Bohun, was born at Monmouth, Wales, in August or September 1386 or 1387.
Henry VI Part III is the third of William Shakespeares plays set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England, and prepares the ground for one of his best-known and most controversial plays: the tragedy of King Richard III (Richard III of England).
Henry VI (December 6, 1421 - May 20, 1471) was King of England from 1437 to 1461 and then from 1470 to 1471.
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 Henry VI (of England) - MSN Encarta
Henry VI (of England) (1421-1471), king of England (1422-1461, 1470-1471), the last of the house of Lancaster.
The son of King Henry V and Queen Catherine of Valois, Henry was born at Windsor on December 6, 1421.
Henry, who founded Eton College and King's College, University of Cambridge, was venerated by many as a saint because of his piety.
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 Edward IV of England
Edward was born in 1442, at Rouen in France, the eldest son of Richard, Duke of York, a leading claimant to the throne of England.
While Henry and his militant queen, Margaret of Anjou, were campaigning in the north, Warwick gained control of the capital and had Edward declared king in London in 1461.
Henry VI was briefly restored to the throne, and Edward took refuge in Burgundy, where he raised an army to win back his kingdom.
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 Luminarium Encyclopedia: KING HENRY VI of England (1421-1471)
HENRY VI, king of England, son of Henry V and Catherine of Valois, was born at Windsor on the 6th of December 1421.
Henry V had directed that Richard Beauchamp, earl of Warwick, should be his son's preceptor; Warwick took up his charge in 1428; he trained his pupil to be a good man and refined gentleman, but he could not teach him kingship.
Henry's only son was Edward, prince of Wales (1453-1471), who, having shared the many journeys and varying fortunes of his mother, Margaret, was killed after the battle of Tewkesbury (May 4, 1471) by some noblemen in attendance on Edward IV.
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 About Henry VII TUDOR (King of England)
Born at Pembroke Castle, Wales, 28 Jan 1457, Henry Tudor was the son of Edmund Tudor and Margaret Beaufort.
Arthur died within months and Henry secured a papal dispensation for Catalina to marry Arthur's brother, the future Henry VIII ; this single event had the widest-ranging effect of all Henry's actions: Henry VIII's annulment from Catalina was the impetus for the separation of the Church of England from the body of Roman Catholicism.
The marriage of Henry's daughter, Margaret, to James IV of Scotland would also have later repercussions, as the marriage connected the royal families of both England and Scotland, leading the Stuarts to the throne after the extinction of the Tudor dynasty.
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 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Henry VI Henry VI was the only child of Henry V and Catherine of Valois, born on December 6, 1421.
Henry came to the throne as an infant after the early death of his father; in name, he was king of both England and France, but a protector ruled each realm.
In 1453, Henry had an attack of the hereditary mental illness that plagued the French house of Valois; Richard, Duke of York, was made protector of the realm during the illness.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Edward VI of England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Edward VI (12 October 1537 – 6 July 1553) was King of England, King of France and King of Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death at the age of 15.
Edward, the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, was the third monarch of the Tudor dynasty, and was England's first Protestant ruler.
Henry VIII was extremely pleased by the birth of a male heir.
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 Henry VI of England - Wikinfo
Henry VI (December 6, 1421 - May 20, 1471) was King of England from 1437 to 1461 and then from 1470 to 1471.
Henry's half-brothers, Edmund and Jasper, the sons of his mother's second marriage, were later given earldoms, Edmund being the father of Henry Tudor, later King Henry VII of England.
Henry was eventually crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey on November 6, 1429 at the age of eight, and King of France at Notre Dame in Paris on December 16, 1431.
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 Henry VI, king of England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
When his grandfather, Charles VI of France, died, Henry was proclaimed king of France by the English, in accordance with the terms of the Treaty of Troyes (1420).
Suffolk negotiated a marriage for Henry with Margaret of Anjou in 1445.
Henry was a mild, honest, and pious man, a patron of literature and the arts and the founder of Eton College (1440).
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 Henry VI of England Summary
In 1445 Henry married Margaret of Anjou, the daughter of René, Duke of Anjou and Lorraine and titular king of Sicily, Naples, and Jerusalem.
Henry IV's elder surviving son, John, Duke of Bedford, was the senior regent, having been appointed Regent of France (in charge of running the ongoing war) as well as replacing Gloucester as Regent of England whenever Bedford was personally in the country.
Henry's half-brothers, Edmund and Jasper, the sons of his mother's second marriage, were later given earldoms, Edmund being the father of Henry Tudor, later to gain the throne as Henry VII of England.
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 English Monarchs - Kings and Queens of England - Henry VI.
Henry VI was born at Windsor Castle on 6th December, 1421 and became King of England in his cradle, he was barely nine months old when his famous father, Henry V, died of dysentry on campaign in France.
According to the terms of a peace agreement with France, Henry married Margaret of Anjou, daughter of Rene, Duke of Anjou and titular King of Jerusalem and Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine.
Henry's body was moved to Windsor by Richard III, an act perhaps occasioned by an uneasy conscience and his overriding desire for the souls of his victims to rest in peace.
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 Sly's Fifteenth Century TimeLine
Henry V of England and Charles VI of France make a peace treaty, and Charles' daughter Catherine of Valois is married to Henry V. Henry V returns from Normandy to England, leaving his brother Thomas, duke of Clarence, as governor of Normandy.
Henry VI of England is crowned king of France, and John of Lancaster rules as regent in Northern France.
Henry VI is captured and Richard, Duke of York, becomes regent.
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 Henry VI of England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Henry was the only child and heir King Henry V of England therefore great things were expected of from birth.
Henry's half-brothers Edmund and Jasper the sons of his mother's second were later given earldoms Edmund being the of Henry Tudor later King Henry VII of England.
Henry VI was imprisoned in the Tower of London where he was murdered some time May of 1471.
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 Henry VI (of England) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Henry VI (of England)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King of England from 1422, son of Henry V. He assumed royal power in 1442 and sided with the party opposed to the continuation of the Hundred Years' War with France.
Henry was eight months old when he succeeded to the English throne, and shortly afterwards, by the death in 1422 of his maternal grandfather, Charles VI, he became titular king of France.
Unlike his father, Henry was disinclined to warfare, and when Joan of Arc revived French patriotism the English gradually began to lose their French possessions.
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 Edward VI of England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Edward VI, Edward Tudor (October 12, 1537 - July 6, 1553) was King of England from January 28 (crowned at Westminster Abbey on February 20), 1547 to July 6, 1553.
Edward VI was born on October 12, 1537, the son of Jane Seymour, who died a few days later.
Henry had long hoped for a male heir, but the boy turned out to be sickly (in fact, Edward suffered from congenital syphilis, passed on by his father) and he was not expected to have a long life, leading Henry to re-marry quickly in the hope of fathering more healthy children.
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 Henry VI of England: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Margaret of anjou (march 23, 1429 - august 25, 1482) was the queen consort of henry vi of england from 1445 to 1471, and a major proponent...
Henry ii (march 5, 1133 - july 6, 1189), ruled as duke of anjou and as king of england (1154-1189) and, at various times,...
Henry was captured by King Edward in 1465 and subsequently held captive in the Tower of London Tower of London quick summary:
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 Henry the Navigator
Prince Henry (properly the Infante Dom Henrique) was born in 1394, the third son of King João of Portugal.
Henry seems to have communicated his enthusiasm to the people of Oporto: the shipbuilders and other craftsmen worked day and night, and the citizens gave up eating meat so that it could be preserved for the expedition.
Henry's main aim was to explore, and specifically to go south beyond Cape Bojador, just south of the Canaries, whose reefs and difficult currents had presented a psychological stopping point for previous expeditions.
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 NFP: Images of Henry VI (1421-1471) - King of England 1422-1461 & 1470-1471
Henry VI was the only child of Ki ng Henry V and Katharine of Valois, born on 6th December 1421 at Windsor Castle.
Henry was continually obliged to make peace between his uncles, and the death of the Duke of Bedford, the ablest and perhaps the best of them, in 1435, was a severe loss to his nephew.
Henry VII, seeing what a valuable addition to Lancastrian power it would be to have his predecessor regularly enrolled as a saint, took soundings at Rome on the subject; but canonization was an expensive process in the Rome of the Renaissance, and Henry VII was too fond of money to carry it through.
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 Henry VI (of England)
King of England from 1422, son of Henry V. He assumed royal power in 1442 and sided with the party opposed to the continuation of the Hundred Years' War with France.
Henry was eight months old when he succeeded to the English throne, and shortly afterwards, by the death in 1422 of his maternal grandfather, Charles VI, he became titular king of France.
Unlike his father, Henry was disinclined to warfare, and when Joan of Arc revived French patriotism the English gradually began to lose their French possessions.
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 Henry VI of England -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Henry VI (December 6, 1421 – May 21/22, 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 (though with a Regent until 1437) and then from 1470 to 1471.
As to his uncles, John, Duke of Bedford and Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, who in the early part of the child king's reign were the most powerful of the regents, the former died in 1435; the latter was disgraced, accused of treason and probably murdered in 1447.
Main article: Readeption of Henry VI Disaffected nobles who had grown in power during Henry's reign (most importantly the Earls of Warwick and Salisbury) took matters into their own hands by backing the claims of the rival House of York, first to the Regency, and then to the throne itself.
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