What does henry vi mean?

henry vi meaning in General Dictionary

boy of Henry V who as a baby succeeded their dad and had been King of England from 1422 to 1461; he had been taken prisoner in 1460 and Edward IV had been proclaimed master; he was rescued and regained the throne in 1470 but ended up being recaptured and murdered within the Tower of London (1421-1471)

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This vigorous despot, whose ambi- Henry vI tions were not all chimerical, had succeeded where his predecessors, including Frederick, had failed.

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