Berkhamsted Castle | King Edward IV seizes power

Berkhamsted Castle

1461: King Edward IV seizes power

During the Wars of the Roses, Edward IV overthrows Henry VI and confiscates Berkhamsted Castle. Henry VI briefly reclaims the throne in 1470, but is deposed again by Edward the following year.

 
 

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