Henry VI Part 1 Study Guides

  • King Henry VI Part 1


    Henry VI, Part I is the story of its title character, Henry VI of England, and of his struggle to keep England together during a period of infighting and scheming. Henry's kingdom crumbles steadily, though, and his French territories are lost one by one as unrest foments among the English nobility. The play's culmination is involved in the beginning of the conflict known as the War of the Roses, a clash between Henry's Lancastrian family and supporters and the rival Yorkists.