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The Duke of York tells Henry VI that Somerset has been slain after


The Duke of York tells Henry VI that Somerset has been slain after the Battle of St Albans by C L Doughty

An 1864 illustration depicts King Henry VI and the Dukes of York and Somerset, after

Execution of the Duke of Somerset

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Henry VI after the Second Battle of St. Albans, 1461.

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Richard, Duke of Gloucester, accompanies the Prince of Wales to London: Battle of Bosworth Field on 22nd August 1485 in the Wars of the Roses

Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset

Henry VI


Henry VI. The Battle of Barnet, 1471. The Trained Bands Marching to the Support of Edward IV. Illustration for Cassell's History of the British People ...


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When King Edward IV left for Coventry following the Battle of Tewkesbury, he no longer

King Henry VI

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Richard III: Formative years …feeble cousin, the Lancastrian king Henry VI ...

Charles Brandon, duke of Suffolk and Princess Mary Tudor

King Henry VI Part 3 by [Shakespeare, William]

Edward IV - Triumph of the House of York

GettyImages-544279980202-3483c92. After Edward's Yorkist forces destroyed Somerset's ...

In 1018 following the Battle of Carham the border moved to the Tweed and Berwick became Scottish which it remained until William I of Scotland became ...

Henry VII

In the Henry VI trilogy, this is probably my least favorite. It wasn't bad and had some good lines (not enough great ones) and exciting sequences, ...

Henry VI, Part 1 ebook by William Shakespeare

Margaret of Anjou

Heraldic Banners of Henry VI, Edward IV, Edward as Duke of York, Richard as Duke of Gloucester, Richard Duke of York and George Duke of Clarence.

Henry VI

In October 1501, Prince Arthur, eldest son of King Henry VII and Queen Elizabeth, was married to the Princess Catalina (later known in England as Katherine ...

King Henry VI and Queen Margaret of Anjou in quieter moments.

King Henry VI. John Stow, The Chronicles of England


The Death of Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset

King Henry V of England married Catherine of Valois.on this day 2nd June, 1420 Supposedly Henry fell deeply in love with Catherine after his great victory ...


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Richard, Duke of York (left) plucks a white rose while the Duke of Somerset, Henry VI's principal supporter, plucks a red one, at the start of the conflict ...

King Edward IV

Henry VI Part 2, RSC, 1964

Henry VI, Part I is considered by some to have been written AFTER Henry VI, Part II and Part III so I'm technically reading this one a bit early.

NPG D23929; John Beaufort, Duke of Somerset after Unknown artist

Dan Jones, Wars of the Roses:

Middleham Castle

Edward V; Edward IV; Elizabeth Woodville. house of York …

The BBC History Magazine Kings and Queens Weekend will take place on 2-3 March

Lord Saye and Sele brought before Jack Cade 4th July 1450 by Charles Lucy (1884)

By the Grace of God, King of England and France and Lord of Ireland.

Edward ...

Edward VI facts

Matt's History Blog

Amazon.com: Henry VI Part 2 (Folger Shakespeare Library) (9780671722678): William Shakespeare, Dr. Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine Ph.D.: Books

A brief look at the grisly origins of this Game of Thrones "fantasy," which is quite rich with similarities to historical events.


The majority of contemporary chroniclers believed Henry had been murdered. After the passage of over five hundred years this can never be properly ...

For reference in this discussion, here are the five Lancastrian royal heirs with historical notes and dates:

When Henry V dies and leaves his young son on the throne, the divisions in the kingdom break open and England erupts into civil war.

Henry VIII's father was of the House of Lancaster and his mother the House of York. Find out more about the life of the infamous monarch in the documentary ...

In 1449, Henry VI dissolved this sham marriage and granted Margaret's wardship to his own half-brothers, Jasper and Edmund Tudor. Margaret was 8.

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Lancaster and York Queens of England by marriage: consorts of Lancaster and York kings of England.

Alfred the Great (871-899)[edit]

The Wars of the Roses/Margaret of Anjou/She Wolf or not?/Comments on the article of Mr Gareth Rusell about Margaret of Anjou | Astrid Essed

A man by the name of Mick Baker has synthesized an incredible amount of research into a remarkably comprehensible flow chart.

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Edward VI facts

Indeed, if Tyrion finds his roots in the final York king, then Daenerys Targaryen owes more than a bit to Henry Tudor. While I doubt Game of Thrones ends ...


Harry Worcester, 65, known to everyone as Bunter, is in the process of


Louis XI of France

Questions raised over Queen's ancestry after DNA test on Richard III's cousins | UK news | The Guardian

The First Battle of St Albans, fought on 22 May 1455 at St Albans in

Ben Jonson in his comedy of Volpone; or, the Fox, has given in full the scene of a mountebank's stage at Venice, and the speech of the quack, who vends his ...

Tewkesbury Abbey

Scene by Scene Synopsis

Margaret of Anjou, naturally, does NOT agree since she has given birth to a son and declares war on the Yorkists.

A tale of two halves: a 19th-century imagining of the Wars of the

26 Royal Illegitimate Children - Children Born Into Royal Families Out of Wedlock

With Cardinal Henry Beaufort as his main political rival, the last thing Humphrey wanted to do was to muddy the waters by giving more power to yet another ...


iii) If the children had not survived until 1485 when Henry Tudor took the throne and thus was able to have access to them, one wonders why had the previous ...

Henry V

Henry VI's claim, although in the direct male line, was only through Edward's fourth son, John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. Plantagenet Genealogy

Could the Queen lose throne in DNA shock? Scientists in staggering Richard III discovery

Wars of the Roses

This time, the play in question: Henry VI, part 3. (Presented, appropriately enough, in three parts, due to size restrictions on pictures – so be sure to ...

“Henry VI,” Shakespeare's Forbidding Chronicle of Civil War, Rings Clearly Today