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    Mark Satchwill: Margaret Of Anjou

    • NiLochlann

      Margaret of Anjou (French: Marguerite d'Anjou) (23 March 1430 – 25 August 1482) was the wife of King Henry VI of England. As such, she was Queen consort of England from 1445 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471. She also claimed to be Queen consort of France from 1445 to 1453.

    • Gilbert Yin

      She was one of the known figures in the series of dynastic civil wars known as the Wars of the Roses and at times personally led the Lancastrian faction. However, her husband was quite crazy and she ended up replacing him.

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