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Margaret of Anjou

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Medieval Queens and Princesses - Margaret of Anjou

  • Name and/or Title: Margaret of Anjou
  • Married: King Henry VI
  • Close family connections or relatives: Margaret of Anjou was the daughter of Rene I of Naples, Duke of Anjou, King of Naples and Sicily and Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine

  • Title: Queen consort of Henry VI of England from 1445 to 1471
  • Lifetime: This famous woman lived from 1429-1482
  • Famous children: Edward, Prince of Wales (1453-1471)
  • Facts about her life: Margaret of Anjou was renowned for her strong, ruthless and dominant character. She fought battles on behalf of her husband against Edward of York was declared King Edward IV
  • Important historical events during her life: The end of the Hundred Years War between England and France and the influence of Joan of Arc. The rising led by Jack Cade. The start of the Wars of the Roses (1455 - 1485)
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