The Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI OverviewThe Shadow King by Lauren Johnson is a detailed biography of the life and reign of King Henry VI of England from roughly 1415-1484. It includes some background on his father Henry V's reign, as well as some of the aftermath following his death. King Henry VI's reign is most notably associated with civil war in England, known as the Wars of the Roses, in which the Lancastrian and Yorkist families battled for the throne. The Shadow King explores themes of medieval leadership, medieval gender roles, passivity, glory through war, and the people behind the politics.
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