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Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke; nephew of William and Catherine Parr, 6th wife of Henry VIII; his unconsummated marriage to Katherine Grey (sister of Jane) was annulled when the Grey family fortunes declined.
Genealogical table prepared for Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, showing the marriage of his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland. Robert's brothers and sisters are listed on subsequent pages in the manuscript.
King Henry VI (1422 - 1461) son of Henry V. He assumed royal power 1442 and sided with the party opposed to the continuation of the Hundred Years' War with France. After his marriage 1445, he was dominated by his wife, Margaret of Anjou. He was deposed 1461 in the Wars of the Roses; was captured 1465, temporarily restored 1470, but again imprisoned 1471 and then murdered. Henry was eight months old when he succeeded to the English throne.
Edward IV (1442 - 1483). King from 1461 - 1470 and 1471 - 1483. He fought against Henry VI in the War of the Roses. He married Elizabeth Woodville and had many children. He won the throne in 1461 after beating his cousin, Henry VI. He again had to fight his cousin when Margaret of Anjou invaded in 1470, but beat them again a year later. He died young in 1483.
History of the Civil War in the United States, organized South to North
Meet Caroline Norton. If you have gone through a divorce and had someone advocate for your rights, you have her to thank for it. In the mid 1800's Caroline was in a loveless marriage to a man who beat her savagely. On several occasions she was thrown out of her own home, and forbidden access to her children. In those days, married women were put into the same category as "lunatics, idiots, outlaws and children". Their rights were in the hands of others. Caroline petitioned...