What is Henry VI?

  • (noun): Son of Henry V who as an infant succeeded his father and was King of England from 1422 to 1461; he was taken prisoner in 1460 and Edward IV was proclaimed king; he was rescued and regained the throne in 1470 but was recaptured and murdered in the Tower of London (1421-1471).

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Coventry Cross (monument) - History - Tudor Cross - Henry VI
... See also Henry VI of England Henry VI was a figure of particular importance in the Coventry area ... A cult of veneration then grew to 'Henry the Martyr', and despite early attempts to ban it (in 1479 the Archbishop of York banned veneration of his ... In 1494 Pope Alexander VI set up a commission of enquiry to look into miracles attributed to him and by 1499 his cult was even bigger than that of Thomas Becket ...
Crusade Of 1197 - German Crusade
... Henry VI decided to take advantage of his Father's threat of force against Byzantium to exact tribute and had a threatening letter sent to the Byzantine Emperor, Isaac Angelus ... Alexius immediately submitted to the tributary demands of Henry VI and then exacted high taxes from his subjects to pay the Crusaders 5,000 pounds of gold ... Before he could set sail, Henry died ...
Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor - Ancestry
... Ancestors of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor 16 ... Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor 9 ... Henry IX, Duke of Bavaria 21 ...
Crusade Of 1197
... The Crusade of 1197 (also known as the Crusade of Henry VI or the German Crusade of 1197 German Deutscher Kreuzzug) was a crusade launched by the Holy ... Henry VI died of a fever in Messina in October 1197, with many higher-ranking nobles returning to Germany to protect their interests in the next imperial election ...
Cultural Depictions Of Edward IV Of England - Film and Television
... the Shakespeare play Brian Protheroe in the BBC Shakespeare versions of Henry VI, Part 2, Henry VI, Part 3 and The Tragedy of Richard the Third (1983) Marc Betton in a ...