Royal Marriages of Old D.18.12.05

4 Dec

Henry V solidified his victory by marrying a French princess from the royal family. This would mean any children that he had would have a right to the French throne through their mother.
Everything looked like it was going well for England and then a bad thing happened. One was that Henry V died when his son Henry VI was just a little child.
This meant England went through a prolonged period of weakness because they didn’t have a strong king. They basically had a child on the throne and various nobles jockeying around the child to control the throne, and they were more concerned with fighting each other than fighting the French.
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