Henry VI of England Timeline

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1337 CE - 1453 CE: The Hundred Years' War between England and France.
 
1411 CE - 1460 CE: Life of Richard, Duke of York.
 
 
1421 CE: Birth of Henry, son of Henry V of England and future Henry VI of England at Windsor Castle.
 
 
1422 CE - 1461 CE: First reign of Henry VI of England.
 
 
1422 CE: Henry V of England dies, probably of dysentery, in Bois de Vincennes.
 
 
1429 CE: Joan of Arc lifts the Siege of Orleans; a major victory for the French in the Hundred Years' War.
 
 
1429 CE: Coronation of Charles VII of France in Rheims.
 
 
1429 CE: Coronation of Henry VI of England in Westminster Abbey.
 
 
1431 CE: Coronation of Henry VI of England as king of France (Henry II) in Notre-dame de Paris.
 
 
1434 CE - 1435 CE: Sir Henry Talbot orchestrates the successful defence of English-held Paris.
 
 
1435 CE: The English lose the support of the Burgundians during the Hundred Years' War.
 
 
1436 CE: The English lose control of Paris during the Hundred Years' War.
 
 
1440 CE: Henry VI of England founds Eton College in Berkshire.
 
 
1441 CE: Henry VI of England founds King’s College, Cambridge.
 
 
1444 CE - 1449 CE: There is a five-year truce between England and France during the Hundred Years' War.
 
 
1445 CE: England loses control of Maine during the Hundred Years' War.
 
 
1445 CE: Henry VI of England marries Margaret of Anjou, niece of Charles VII of France.
 
 
1447 CE: Richard, Duke of York is the king's lieutenant in Ireland.
 
1450 CE: There is a rebellion in England led by Jack Cade.
 
 
1450 CE: England loses control of Normandy during the Hundred Years' War.
 
 
1452 CE: Richard, Duke of York launches a failed by marching his army to Dartford.
 
 
1453 CE: England loses control of Gascony during the Hundred Years' War.
 
 
1453 CE: Henry VI of England suffers his first episode of insanity.
 
 
1453 CE: The English are defeated by the French at the Battle of Castillon, the last battle of the Hundred Years' War.
 
1453 CE: Birth of Edward, the only son of Henry VI of England.
 
 
1454 CE: Richard, Duke of York is made Protector of the Realm.
 
 
1455 CE - 1487 CE: Wars of the Roses in England.
 
1455 CE: Richard, Duke of York imprisons his rival the Earl of Somerset in the Tower of London.
 
 
1455 CE: Richard, Duke of York wins the Battle of St. Albans and the Earl of Somerset is killed.
 
 
1455 CE: Richard, Duke of York is made the Protector of the Realm for a second time.
 
1458 CE: ‘Loveday’, Henry VI of England's attempt to reconcile the Yorkists and Lancastrians.
 
1459 CE: The 'Parliament of Devils' identifies Richard, Duke of York as a traitor. The duke flees to Ireland.
 
 
1459 CE: An army led by Queen Margaret defeats Richard, Duke of York at the Battle of Ludford Bridge.
 
 
1460 CE: A Yorkist army led by Richard Neville, the Earl of Warwick and Edward, Earl of March defeats Queen Margaret’s army at Northampton. Henry VI of England is captured.
 
1460 CE: The Act of Accord identifies Richard, Duke of York as the official heir of Henry VI of England.
 
 
1460 CE: Richard, Duke of York is killed at the Battle of Wakefield.
 
 
1461 CE: Edward of York is crowned Edward IV of England at Westminster Abbey.
 
 
1461 CE: Edward of York wins the bloody Battle of Towton. Henry VI of England is deposed.
 
 
1461 CE: A Yorkist army, led by the Earl of Warwick, is defeated at St. Albans. Henry VI of England is released from captivity.
 
 
1461 CE - 1470 CE: First reign of Edward IV of England.
 
 
1464 CE: A Lancastrian army is defeated at Hexam by Edward IV of England.
 
 
1465 CE: The fugitive ex-king Henry VI of England is captured in Lancashire and imprisoned in the Tower of London.
 
 
1469 CE: The Earl of Warwick and Queen Margaret defeat King Edward IV’s army at Northampton in the Battle of Edgecote Moor.
 
 
1470 CE - 1471 CE: Second reign of Henry VI of England.
 
 
1470 CE: Henry VI of England is reinstated as king (the ‘Readeption’).
 
 
1470 CE: Second (English) coronation of Henry VI of England, this time in Saint Paul's Cathedral.
 
 
1471 CE - 1483 CE: Second reign of Edward IV of England.
 
 
1471 CE: Edward IV of England wins the Battle of Barnet where the Earl of Warwick is killed.
 
 
1471 CE: Henry VI of England’s only son Edward is killed at the Battle of Tewkesbury. Henry VI is imprisoned in the Tower of London by Edward IV of England.
 
 
1471 CE: Henry VI of England is murdered in the Tower of London.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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