Margaret of Anjou

Born: 23 Mar 1430 in France
Died: 25 Aug 1482
Daughter of: Rene d'Anjou, duke of Anjou and Isabel de Lorraine
Married to: Henry VI (1445)
Children: Edward, Prince of Wales

Margaret of Anjou was one of the major players in the Wars of the Roses. Married to Henry VI in 1445, she often led the Lancastrian forces during the wars and dictated grand strategy. She battled her arch enemy Richard, duke of York over the royal succession and unsuccessful tried to place her son, Edward, on the throne.


Henry V 1413-1422

Henry VI 1422-1461

Edward IV 1461-1470

Edward V 1483

Richard III 1483-1485

Henry VII 1485-1509


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