This Day in History: 1447-07-30

On 30th July 1447, a nearly eight years old Anne Plantagenet, first child of Richard, Duke of York and lord of Sandal Castle, married seventeen years old Henry Holland, (later Earl of Exeter). Holland was to prove a thorn-in-the-side for York as he remained loyal to Henry VI and was a commander at the Battle of Wakefield in 1460 at which York perished.