Henry6 1st Reign Summary (1422-61)

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  • Henry6 First Reign
    • 1422
      • Henry6 becomes king at 9months old
    • 1437
      • Henry no longer a minor
    • 1445
      • Marries Margaret of Anjou
    • 1450
      • Duke of Siffolk dies on way to exile
      • Cades Rebellion - corrupt advisers
    • 1453
      • Herny6 son Edward is born
      • Henry6 entres catatonic state
      • Loss of Gascony
    • 1454
      • Richard Duke of York becomes Protector
      • Henry6 recovers and Duke of Somerset regains power
    • 1455
      • 1st Battle of St. Albans
        • York leds forces against Somerset - Somerset killed
      • York becomes Protector
    • 1455-59
      • "Peace"
    • 1456
      • Margaret moved court to Midlands
    • 1458
      • "Love Day"
    • 1459
      • Battle of Blore Heath
        • Yorkists vs King - York fled to Ireland - York's son Edward and Earl of Warwick fled to Calais
    • 1460
      • Battle of Northampton
        • Sailsbury, Warwick, Edward vs. Lancastrians - Buckingham killed - Henry6 captured
      • Act of Accord means York heir
      • Battle of Wakefield
        • York killed
    • 1461
      • Battle of Mortimer's Cross
        • Edward (Yorks son) won
      • 2nd Battle of St Albans
        • Margaret of Anjou wins
      • Edward marches on London - claims thrown - Made Edward4
      • Battle of Towton
        • Edward wins - Officially king

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