King Henry VI, Part III is the third part of Shakespeare's history play Henry VI. It focuses primarily on the historical War of the Roses, a conflict between Henry VI of England and Richard, Duke of York. The play contains multiple detailed battle scenes and deals extensively with the horrors of war and with the unrest of England as a nation with its nobles at one another's throats. Henry is portrayed as remorseful of the blood he has shed. The play ends with Henry's death and defeat.