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A diagram of the genealogy of the kings of England, including Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI, Edward IV, Richard III, and Henry VII. England, S. E. (London or Westminster)

Margaret of Anjou with Henry VI ~ The Earl of Shrewsbury presenting a book to Queen Margaret, seated in a palace beside King Henry VI. From Talbot Shrewsbury Book (Rouen, c.1445).

Presentation scene. Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book') France, N. (Rouen); 1444-1445. Detail of a miniature of John Talbot, identified by his Talbot dog, presenting the book to queen Margaret, seated in a palace beside king Henry VI, and surrounded by the court.

Henry I in mourning at the loss of his son in the sinking of the White Ship, from a genealogical roll in the British Library. Article in comments [800x1257]

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The Morgan Library & Museum Online Exhibitions - Hours of Henry VIII - St. Barbara

Henry VI presented by St Louis to the Virgin and Child ~ Psalter of Henry VI (Paris, c.1405–10).

The Labours of the Months, June Hours of Louis XII (formerly Hours of Henry VII) France, Tours, s. XV/XVI, searchable Date Range: 1490-1510 Artist: Jean Bourdichon Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department Lewis E M 011:19

This is the original version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, hand-written by Charles Dodgson for Alice Liddell between 1862 and 1864. The tale was first told by mathematician and pioneer photographer Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) on 4 July 1862 to the three young daughters of Henry Liddell, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, on a river boat trip. Dodgson published his story in 1865, with illustrations by John Tenniel. It has since become one of the most popular of all children's books

Psalter World Map, 1265: Considered one of the great medieval world maps. Probably a copy of the map that adorned King Henry III bed chamber. Source: British Library

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Revealed: Battle of Towton in 1461 was the Britain's first proven gunfight... which killed 1% of the population

King Henry VI

Henry VI - Died in the Tower of London under the reign of Richard's brother, Edward IV. It was said to be of natural causes but he was almost certainly murdered (Henry VI by Simon_K, via Flickr)

Detail of monkey bird-hunter, Saint Catherine, from the Breviary of Isabella of Castile, about 1497. British Library

Harley 1766 f. 76v (Detail) c. 1450 - c. 1460, English. Miniature of Orpheus lying on his back protecting himself from Thracian women armed with spindles and distaffs. England, S. E. (probably Suffolk, possibly Bury St Edmunds)