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30,259. Henry VI … the first and only time an English monarch would hold both crowns. (England & Henry VI) Dr Janina Ramirez, Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years War III: Agents of God 1415-1453, BBC 2013
30,511. Margaret, daughter of the Duke of Anjou. She would marry the English King, Henry VI. (England & Henry VI) Dr Helen Castor, She Wolves: England’s Early Queens Isabella and Margaret, BBC 2012
79,990. King’s Chapel was built so that priests could pray for the soul of one man – King Henry VI – to secure his place in heaven. (Luxury & Henry VI) Dr Michael Scott, Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in the Middle Ages II, BBC 2013
98,306. July 6th 1483 and Westminster Abbey was packed tight for the coronation of one of England’s most controversial kings – Richard III … The Wars of the Roses when the rivalry between two great dynasties tore the nobility apart. (England & Richard III & Henry VI) Philippa Gregory, The Real White Queen and Her Rivals I, BBC 2016
98,307. As the daughter of the most powerful noble in the realm Anne was destined for greatness from birth … Margaret Beaufort – the second most important woman in the country … Elizabeth was the commoner queen – an English beauty who had enchanted a king. This is my chronicle of these three women. (England & Richard III & Henry VI) ibid.
98,308. Margaret Beaufort was an heiress to valuable lands … Margaret and all her possessions were transferred to Henry Tudor … (England & Richard III & Henry VI) ibid.
98,309. But the enchanted Edward was sure of his choice, and Elizabeth’s transformation was complete. (England & Richard III & Henry VI) ibid.
98,310. Edward IV was forced to abandon his throne and the Yorkist cause and flee England. The Lancastrian king Henry VI was restored in his place. With her husband on the run, Elizabeth Woodville, the former queen of England, was now in grave danger. (England & Richard III & Henry VI) ibid.
112,818. Everything would depend on Henry’s son – the nine month old … Henry [VI] was also named king of France … The government of England and France was divided between the king’s two uncles … French resistence couldn’t be suppressed. (Monarchy & England & Henry VI) Monarchy by David Starkey s1e6: Death of a Dynasty
112,819. By the time Henry was 30 he’d lost everything his father had won. Only Calais remained in English hands. (Monarchy & England & Henry VI) ibid.
112,820. Now York turned the tables on the house of Lancaster … Henry would remain king whilst he lived and York would succeed only after his death, but everybody reckoned without queen Margaret’s ferocious mother-love … She led her forces against York; Margaret was victorious. (Monarchy & England & Henry VI) ibid.
112,821. He seized the throne and ruled as King Edward IV; Henry was captured … But then his own followers started to quarrel … A total and final defeat for the house of Lancaster … Henry VI was dispatched with a blow of the head. (Monarchy & England & Henry VI & Edward IV) ibid.