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Mar·gar·et of An·jou(mär′gə-rət, -grət; ăn-jo͞o′, äN-zho͞o′) 1430?-1482.
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).
Margaret of Anjou
(Biography) 1430–82, queen of England. She married the mentally unstable Henry VI of England in 1445 to confirm the truce with France during the Hundred Years' War. She became a leader of the Lancastrians in the Wars of the Roses and was defeated at Tewkesbury (1471) by Edward IV
Mar′ga•ret of An′jou(ˈmɑr gə rɪt, -grɪt)
1430–82, queen of Henry VI of England.