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Margaret of Anjou

Jacob Abbott (1803-1879)

1. 01 - Preface and Chapter I. The Houses of York and Lancaster
2. 02 - Chapter II. Manners and Customs of the Time
3. 03 - Chapter III. King Henry VI
4. 04 - Chapter IV. Margaret's Father and Mother
5. 05 - Chapter V. Royal Courtship
6. 06 - Chapter VI. The Wedding
7. 07 - Chapter VII. Reception in England
8. 08 - Chapter VIII. The Story of Lady Neville
9. 09 - Chapter IX. Plottings
10. 10 - Chapter X. The Fall of Gloucester
11. 11 - Chapter XI. The Fall of Suffolk
12. 12 - Chapter XII. Birth of a Prince
13. 13 - Chapter XIII. Illness of the King
14. 14 - Chapter XIV. Anxiety and Trouble
15. 15 - Chapter XV. Margaret a Fugitive
16. 16 - Chapter XVI. Margaret Triumphant
17. 17 - Chapter XVII. Margaret an Exile
18. 18 - Chapter XVIII. A Royal Cousin
19. 19 - Chapter XIX. Return to England
20. 20 - Chapter XX. Years of Exile
21. 21 - Chapter XXI. The Reconciliation with Warwick
22. 22 - Chapter XXII. Bitter Disappointment
23. 23 - Chapter XXIII. Childless, and a Widow
24. 24 - Chapter XXIV. Conclusion

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Summary

Margaret of Anjou, wife of England’s Henry VI, played a key role in launching the storied War of the Roses – the 30-year civil conflict fuelled by the Lancasters and the Yorks, each vying for the British throne in the 15th century. (Summary by Cathy Barratt.)