Margaret of Anjou, queen consort of King Henry VI

Standard Name: Margaret of Anjou,, queen consort of King Henry VI

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Textual Features Cicely Hamilton
The pageant required more than fifty actresses, only three of whom had speaking parts, to portray famous women from history (not all of them remembered today). In the initial, Scala production, the only speaking role...
Textual Production Jean Plaidy
The Plantagenet series concluded with two novels issued in 1982: Red Rose of Anjou, about the now adult Henry VI and his queen, Margaret of Anjou , and The Sun in Splendour, about Edward IV .
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Textual Production Georgiana Fullerton
GF followed Constance Sherwood in 1867 with A Stormy Life, which fictionalized the life of Margaret of Anjou and the Wars of the Roses.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
2096 (1867): 888
Textual Production Margaret Holford
Margaret Holford the younger issued a second verse romance, Margaret of Anjou, in ten cantos.
Baillie, Joanna. The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie. Slagle, Judith BaileyEditor , Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999.
2: 548
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Theme or Topic Treated in Text Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
She opens her discussion here with a question: What does the Woman's Movement mean and what is its significance in our modern life?
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline. The Meaning of the Woman’s Movement. Woman’s Press.
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First of all, she answers, the movement signifies the awakening of...

Timeline

15 April 1448
Margaret of Anjou (wife of Henry VI ) founded Queen's College, Cambridge ; in March 1465Elizabeth Woodville (wife of Edward IV ) became its patroness and foundress: hence the present position of the apostrophe.
4 March 1461
The Yorkist Edward IV was proclaimed king of England following his military victory over the forces of the Lancastrian Henry VI (who had for years been increasingly withdrawn and clearly incapable of personal rule).
29 March 1461
In a climactic and singularly unchivalric battle of the Wars of the Roses, fought on Palm Sunday at Towton in North Yorkshire, about 28,000 men died and Edward IV 's position as king was confirmed.