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Portrait of Henry VI of England

On this day 6th December, 1421, Henry VI the youngest king of England to accede the throne at 296 days was born. (Portrait of Henry VI of England by Francois Clouet)

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley. Great nephew of Henry VIII, grandson of Henry's sister Margaret. Half maternal first cousin of his spouse, Mary Queen of Scots, father of James VI of Scotland, I of England.

A portrait of Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI and Queen of England at the start of the Wars of the Roses | Flickr -

Catherine de Valois, wife of Henry V, mother of Henry VI, paternal grandmother of Henry VII through her marriage? liaison? with Owen Tudor

RED ROSE~~ 3RD AND LAST KING OF THE LANCASTRIANS~HENRY VI, a King of England, whose successor was Edward IV of the Yorkists. Henry's half-brothers, Edmund and Jasper, the sons of his widowed mother's relationship with Owen Tudor, were later given earldoms. Edmund Tudor was the father of Henry Tudor, later to gain the throne as Henry VII, who then left the throne to his 2nd heir HENRY VIII TUDOR

Margaret of Anjou (c.1429-82) wed Henry VI of England at 15. After raising an army to defend herself from the vultures that were gathering now that Henry VI was deemed mentally incompetent, Margaret restyled herself a warrior-queen. She led several victories during the War of the Roses before she & her family escaped to Scotland. In 1462 she went to France to seek help from Louis XI-he gave her re-enforcements. Back in England, things went well until Margaret's only child was slain by Edward…