Summary of King Henry VI Part 1 and Characters

Summary of King Henry VI Part 1 and Characters
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Summary of King Henry VI Part 1 and Characters

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Summary of King Henry VI Part 1 and Characters
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Characters in King Henry VI Part 1

Sir William Lucy
Vernon
Sir William Glasdale
Richard Plantagenet
King Henry VI of England
Woodville
Joan la Pucelle
John the Bastard of Orleans
Edmund Mortimer
Basset
King Charles VII of France
Sir John Fastolfe
Lord Talbot
Sir Thomas Gargrave
Duke Reignier of Anjou
John Talbot
Margaret

Summary of King Henry VI Part 1
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The Summary of King Henry VI Part 1
This drama is one of the great history themed plays by William Shakespeare. The plot story starts with the death of King Henry V and his young son takes the throne as King Henry VI. Gloucester serves as Lord Protector to guide and advise the young King through his early years. In France Joan of Arc leads France in the fight against the English. A quarrel breaks out between Richard Plantagenet, of the House of York, and the Earl of Somerset, of the House of Lancaster. The young King intervenes and restores order pledging his inheritance to the House of York. The king goes to Paris to be crowned in order to motivate the English and demoralise the French. The English capture Joan of Arc and Margaret of Anjou. Joan is burnt at the stake as witch and a heretic. King Henry, urged by the Earl of Suffolk, marries Margaret of Anjou. The play ends with a gloating Suffolk believing that Margaret of Anjou will rule the monarch. Suffolk believes will rule both of them giving power to the House of Lancaster.

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