Queen Margaret of Anjou

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Birthday
23, 1430
Birthplace
Pont-a-Mousson, France
Death Date
Aug 25, 1482 (52)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
23, 1430
Birthplace
Pont-a-Mousson, France
Death Date
Aug 25, 1482 (52)

About

Wife of King Henry VI of England and Queen consort of England, who ruled the kingdom during her husband's fits of insanity. She reigned from 1445 to 1461 and then again for a brief period between 1470 and 1471.

Before Fame

She lived in southern France and Naples during her childhood.

Trivia

She played a pivotal role in The Wars of the Roses until her defeat in 1471.

Family Life

She married Henry VI of England in 1445. They had a son, Edward of Westminster, who died in 1471.

Associated With

She is a character in William Shakespeare's plays Henry VI parts 1-3 and Richard III.

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