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1. The untimely death of Henry V left his kingdom to his nine-month-old son Henry. Who was named Regent in Henry V's will?
2. Henry was crowned King of France on 2 December 1431. In which French cathedral did this event occur?
3. Henry was basically a good person but he let himself be guided by his friends too easily. He was generous, but gave too freely, often to the wrong persons. Some of them had their hands firmly manipulating the executive power until one of Henry's uncle tried to put an end to their influence on the King. To get rid of the rebellious uncle, Henry's advisers accused his wife of sorcery. Who was this man who attempted to bring Henry back on earth?
4. Henry married Margaret of Anjou, the niece of Charles VII of France. How many of their children will reign?
5. In 1453, Henry lost a duchy owned by England for nearly 300 years after the siege of Chatillon led by the courageous Talbot. Which duchy was it?
6. In August 1453, Henry started to suffer from bouts of insanity which left him in a deep state of depression. It is said that he inherited this illnes from his grand-father. Who was he?
7. 1453 was a bad year for Henry, first, he lost his greatest soldier Talbot at Chatillon then, he became ill. But the end of the year was to bring him an happy event, the birth of a son and heir. What was the name given to him?
8. This man accused of being Queen Margare's lover was also the King most faithful supporter. He was killed at St-Albans on 22 May 1455 when the Yorkist force attacked the King in an attempt to shake the throne. Who was this man who died for his King?
9. After many struggles, most of them initiated by Margaret's hatred towards York. York finally submitted to the Parliament his claim to the throne of England. When was that?
10. Henry was executed on 21 May 1471. The Duke of Gloucester, future Richard III is amongst those who have been accused of his murder. A few days before, his 17 year old son Edward had been killed in a terrible battle. What battle was it?
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