1st Angevin Succession War
Lilies & Lions, An Alternative History

1st Angevin Succession War

From Lilies & Lions, An Alternative History

1st Angevin Succession War
Edward's army besieging the fortress at Bourges in late 1448.
 
Date 22 June 1448 – 3 May 1449
Casus belli Henry II's youngest son, Edward, believed himself a stronger successor to the French crown
Location Primarily in France; some fighting in the crusader states in Iberia and in the Mediterranean
Result Edward seizes the throne from Henry following his death in Paris in 1449
Belligerents
Leaders and commanders

The 1st Angevin Succession War was a conflict fought between two of Henry's children, the reigning Henry and his younger brother, Edward.

1st Angevin Succession War
Edward's army besieging the fortress at Bourges in late 1448.
 
Date 22 June 1448 – 3 May 1449
Casus belli Henry II's youngest son, Edward, believed himself a stronger successor to the French crown
Location Primarily in France; some fighting in the crusader states in Iberia and in the Mediterranean
Result Edward seizes the throne from Henry following his death in Paris in 1449
Belligerents
Leaders and commanders

Origins of the Conflict