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27 - Margaret of Anjou (1): The Last Lancastrian Queen

27 - Margaret of Anjou (1): The Last Lancastrian Queen

As English rule in France approached its end, England sought one final bride from the kingdom it claimed to rule. Margaret of Anjou would be the last queen of the House of Lancaster, and thanks to Shakespeare, become the most infamous queen of Mediaeval England.SponsorThis episode of the Queens of England Podcast is sponsored by Audible, the internet's leading provider of audio entertainment.  To get a free book when you sign up for a trial membership go to www.audibletrial.com/queensShownotesFor more on the topics discussed in this show click on the links below!History of the County and Duchy of Anjou (wikipedia)Margaret's father, Rene of Anjou (wikipedia)An article about the end of the Hundred Years War (History Today)Order of the Knights of the Bath (wikipedia)The fall of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (WarOfTheRoses.co.uk)Cade's Rebellion (WarOfTheRoses.co.uk)

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