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Henry VI (1421-1471), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine

Ralph A. Griffiths

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12953
Henry VI (1421-1471), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine

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Infancy and accession, 1422 | Childhood and the protectorate, 1423-1429 | English and French coronations, 1429-1432 | The king's adolescence, 1432-1436 | The ending of the minority, 1436-1437 | Early personal rule: the problem of France, 1437-1444 | A Christian prince | The king's household and advisers | Henry's marriage, 1444-1449 | Unrest and rebellion, 1449-1450 | Political divisions, 1450-1453 | The king's illness, 1453-1454 | The approach of civil war, 1454-1456 | Failing kingship, 1456-1459 | Henry's downfall and captivity, 1460-1470 | The restoration and death of Henry VI, 1470-1471 | Estimate

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Subjects: biography ; history

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