BIOGRAPHY OF MARGARET OF ANJOU QUEEN CONSORT ENGLAND 1430-1482

GENERAL

Descent English Royalty: 6G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 2G Granddaughter John "The Good" II King France

EVENTS

On 23 Mar 1430 Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 was born to René Valois-Anjou I Duke Anjou 1409-1480 (21) and Isabella Metz I Duchess Lorraine 1400-1453 (30)

On 18 Mar 1445 Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales 1411-1460 (33) met Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (14) at Pontoise.

On 23 Apr 1445 Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (23) and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (15) were married at Titchfield Abbey, Fareham, Hampshire. Fifth Cousin

On 30 May 1445 Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (15) was crowned as Queen Consort England

On 13 Oct 1453 Edward Lancaster Prince Wales 1453-1471 was born to Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (31) and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (23) at Westminster Palace, Westminster. When Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (31) recovered from his catatonic state, he greeted the child as a 'miracle'. There is some speculation as the child's actual father since Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (31) and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (23) had been married for many years before the child was born. Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (47) has been suggested.

On 24 Mar 1458 Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (40) presided at Westminster Abbey, Westminster during the Loveday. John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford 1435-1461 (22) , Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (58) , Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (30) , Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (22) , Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales 1411-1460 (46) , Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461 (36) , Thomas Percy 1st Baron Egremont 1422-1460 (35) and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (28) attended in an attempt to reconcile the Lancastrian and Yorkist factions.

On 18 Feb 1461 after the Second Battle of St Albans William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville 1392-1461 (68) and Thomas Kyriell 1396-1461 (65) were beheaded after having protected Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (39) during the battle. Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (30) reneged on their immunity and tried them in front of her seven year old son Prince Edward who ordered them to be beheaded.

On 22 Jul 1470 Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (42) , Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (48) and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (40) signed the Angers Agreement that had been arranged by Louis "Father of the People" XI King France 1423-1483 (47) at Angers Cathedral, Angers. Edward Lancaster Prince Wales 1453-1471 (16) and Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 (14) were formally betrothed as part of the Agreement.

On 14 Apr 1471 Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (41) lands at Weymouth, Dorset with John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (71) .

After 14 Apr 1471 Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 was imprisoned at Wallingford Castle, Wallingford, Oxfordshire

After 14 Apr 1471 Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 was imprisoned at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

On 04 May 1471 at the Battle of Tewkesbury Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (41) was captured. Her son Edward Lancaster Prince Wales 1453-1471 (17) was killed. John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon 1435-1471 (36) , John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (71) and John Beaufort 1441-1471 (30) were killed. Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset 1439-1471 (32) and Hugh Courtenay 1427-1471 (44) were beheaded after the battle.

In 1475 Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (44) was ransomed

On 25 Aug 1482 Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (52) died at Chateau Dampierre-sur-Loire, Dampierre-sur-Loire, Saumur

After 25 Aug 1482 Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 was buried at Angers Cathedral, Angers

ANCESTRY

Father: René Valois-Anjou I Duke Anjou 1409-1480 (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: Louis King Naples 1377-1417 (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

1G GrandFather: Louis Valois-Anjou I Duke Anjou 1339-1384 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Philip "Fortunate" VI King France 1293-1350 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois 1270-1325 (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Capet 1273-1299 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan "Lame" Burgundy 1293-1349 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Burgundy II Duke Burgundy 1248-1306 (5G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Agnes Capet (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg 1315-1349 (7G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John I King Bohemia 1296-1346 (6G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Luxembourg VII Holy Roman Emperor Luxembourg 1275-1313 (5G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Brabant

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohemia

1G GrandMother: Marie Chatillon 1345-1404 (3G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Charles "Saint" Chatillon Duke Brittany 1319-1364 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Guy Chatillon I Count Blois -1342 (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Chatillon II Count Blois -1307 (3G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandMother: Beatrix Dampierre -1307 (5G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Capet 1279-1318 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285 (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Maria Reginar 1256-1321 (3G Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

2G GrandMother: Joan "Lame" Capet Count Penthièvre 1319-1384 (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Guy Capet Count Penthièvre 1287-1331 (1G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Arthur Capet Duke Brittany 1261-1312 (Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Marie Unknown Viscountess Limoges

3G GrandMother: Jeanne d Avaugour

GrandMother: Yolanda Barcelona (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: John I King Aragon 1350-1396 (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Peter IV King Aragon 1319-1387 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Alfonso IV King Aragon 1299-1336 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: James II King Aragon 1267-1327

4G GrandMother: Blanche Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Teresa Enteca

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Barcelona (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter II King Sicily 1304-1342 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Frederick III King Sicily 1272-1337

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Yolande Bar 1365-1431 (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Robert Bar 1st Duke Bar 1344-1411 (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Bar IV Count Bar 1315-1344 (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward Bar -1336 (Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Mary Burgundy 1298-1336 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Yolande Dampierre 1331-1395 (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Dampierre Count Marle -1331 (6G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Montfort 1296-1364 (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandMother: Marie Valois (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: John "The Good" II King France 1319-1364 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Philip "Fortunate" VI King France 1293-1350 (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan "Lame" Burgundy 1293-1349 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Bonne Luxembourg 1315-1349 (7G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John I King Bohemia 1296-1346 (6G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohemia

Mother: Isabella Metz I Duchess Lorraine 1400-1453 (7G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandFather: Charles Metz II Duke Lorraine 1364-1431 (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandFather: John Metz I Duke Lorraine 1346-1390 (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Rudolph "Valiant" Metz I Duke Lorraine 1320-1346 (7G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Frederick "Fighter" Metz IV Duke Lorraine 1282-1329 (6G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Theobald Metz II Duke Lorraine 1263-1312 (5G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabelle Lady Rumigny

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Habsburg -1353

4G GrandFather: Albert Habsburg I Duke Austria 1255-1308

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Carinthia

2G GrandMother: Marie Chatillon 1319- (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Guy Chatillon I Count Blois -1342 (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Chatillon II Count Blois -1307 (3G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandMother: Beatrix Dampierre -1307 (5G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Capet 1279-1318 (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285 (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Maria Reginar 1256-1321 (3G Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

1G GrandMother: Sophie Württemberg

2G GrandFather: Eberhard Württemberg