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

R. A. Griffiths

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12953

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Henry VI (1421–1471), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine, was born at Windsor Castle on the feast of St Nicholas (6 December) 1421, the only child of Henry V (1386–1422) and Catherine of Valois (1401–1437).

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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) ; European History

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