Henry VI

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Henry VI son of Henry V who as an infant succeeded his father and was King of England from 1422 to 1461; he was taken prisoner in 1460 and Edward IV was proclaimed king; he was rescued and regained the throne in 1470 but was recaptured and murdered in the Tower of London (1421-1471)
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Quotations

  • William Shakespeare
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    “Who can be patient in extremes? [Henry Vi]”

Usage

In literature:

At the age of thirteen he entered the far famed school at Eton, Buckinghamshire, England, founded by Henry VI.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
By a writ of privy seal dated the 12th August 1451, Henry VI.
"The Boke of Noblesse" by Unknown
This roll was drawn up in the reign of Henry VI, and its compiler must have had access to a document now lost.
"Beowulf" by R. W. Chambers
If any man can be said to have ever had cause for swearing, Henry VI.
"A Cursory History of Swearing" by Julian Sharman
He accompanied King Henry VI.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
During the Wars of the Roses Henry VI.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
So that during the troublous reign of Henry VI.
"William Shakespeare as he lived." by Henry Curling
History tells us that Henry VI.
"Stained Glass Tours in England" by Charles Hitchcock Sherrill
The nearest instances that occur to us are, the description by Tressel to Henry VI.
"The Galaxy" by Various
The one success was the acquisition of the Norman kingdom for Henry VI., who was married to its heiress, Constance.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

Your profile of the Count of Paris, "who would reign in France as a modern constitutional monarch called Henri VI," is to be commended.
Lit Moon Presents Henry VI , Part 3.
The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers King Henry VI Dick the Butcher.
In 1471, King Henry VI of England died in the Tower of London at age 49.
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In science:

In the words of Shakespeare’s Duke of Gloucester, it “can add colors to the chamelion/Change shapes with Proteus for advantages” [Henry VI, part III], and out it emerge a host of effective theories at varying length scales.
Review of Theoretical Status: the Long and Short of High Energy Jets
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