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Margaret of Anjou, (1430-1482), Queen consort of Henry VI

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Surname: Margaret of Anjou
Gender: Female
Date: 1430-1482
Title: Queen consort of Henry VI
History: Married by proxy at Nancy, 1445. Crowned at Westminster Abbey in the same year. Gave birth to son, Edward, 1453. After death of her husband in 1471 remained imprisoned until 1476 when conveyed abroad and pensioned by Louis XI. Compelled to surrender all rights of succession to French territory. Lived in extreme poverty and isolation in Anjou, and was buried at Angers.
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275641
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
c1422-c1553: Exchequer, Augmentation Office, Queens' Councils
The National Archives, Kew