French-born queen consort of Henry VI of England. She led the Lancastrians in the Wars of the Roses and was captured (1471) and ransomed to France (1476).
(person) 1430-82; queen of Henry VI of England (1445-61; 1470-71)
Margaret-of-anjou Sentence Examples
He lived with the exiled court of Margaret of Anjou at Bar until 1470, and took an active part in the diplomacy which led to the coalition of Warwick and Clarence with the Lancastrians and Louis XI., and indirectly to Edward IV.'s expulsion from the throne.
Suffolk, however, achieved a great success by negotiating the marriage of Henry to Margaret of Anjou in 1445.
Suffolk brought about the match with Margaret of Anjou.
Later legend made him the paramour of Margaret of Anjou.