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What happened to King Henry vi?

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February 09, 2010 6:50PM

Henry was imprisoned in the Tower of London, where he died on 21 or 22 May 1471. Henry was said to of died of melancholy (Depression) on hearing news of the Battle of Tewkesbury and his son's death. However, it is widely suspected that Edward IV in fact ordered his murder.