Berkhamsted Castle | Queen Margaret and the Wars of the Roses

Berkhamsted Castle

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1455: Queen Margaret and the Wars of the Roses

To establish peace with France after the Hundred Years’ War, Henry VI marries Margaret of Anjou. Henry grants Berkhamsted Castle to Queen Margaret. Conflict grows within England as the houses of Lancaster and York struggle for power, and the Wars of the Roses begin

 

 
 

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