TREASURE DESCRIPTION: This portrait of King Henry VI, who was crowned at Merton Priory, was commissioned after his death, most probably by Henry VIII as part of a record of English Kings and Queens. NPG: 2457. Henry VI was king of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, the last Lancastrian ruler of England. He was born on 6 December 1421 at Windsor Castle and was
These treasures were made as part of The Building Exploratory, Wandle Treasures project. This project was part of the wider Living Wandle Landscape Partnership Scheme, funded by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund.