Prince Harry in Italy - paying tribute to Polish veterans who captured Monte Cassino in WWII. It was 70 years ago today that troops from the Polish II Corps finally took the ruined Benedictine monastery near Rome.
King Henry VI (1422 - 1461) son of Henry V. He assumed royal power 1442 and sided with the party opposed to the continuation of the Hundred Years' War with France. After his marriage 1445, he was dominated by his wife, Margaret of Anjou. He was deposed 1461 in the Wars of the Roses; was captured 1465, temporarily restored 1470, but again imprisoned 1471 and then murdered. Henry was eight months old when he succeeded to the English throne.