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Henry VI was the first medieval king not to do what?
Lead his army on the battlefield
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What happened to Henry VI in 1453, which made him incapable of ruling his country?
He went mad
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Which nobleman ruled England on Henry VI’s behalf?
Richard, Duke of York
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Which side came to be represented by a red rose during the Wars of the Roses?
Lancastrian
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Which side came to be represented by a white rose during the Wars of the Roses?
Yorkist
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Who led the supporters of King Henry VI during the early stages of the Wars of the Roses?
Queen Margaret (of Anjou)
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What setback occurred following the Queen’s victory at Wakefield in December 1460?
Refused entry to London
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Who was crowned king of England in 1461?
Edward IV
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What brutal battle confirmed the new King’s rule in 1461?
Battle of Towton
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What record does the Battle of Towton hold?
England’s bloodiest ever battle
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What happened to Henry VI in 1453, which made him incapable of ruling his country?

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He went mad

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Which side came to be represented by a red rose during the Wars of the Roses?

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Which side came to be represented by a white rose during the Wars of the Roses?

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