English History Timeline 1430-1439

King Henry VI

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English history for the years 1430 – 1439

The monarch for this period was Henry VI


1430 (during)
The franchise (those allowed to vote) was restricted to Forty Shilling Freeholders.
1430 (23rd May)
Siege of Compiegne
This was Joan of Arc’s last battle. She was captured outside the town by a Burgundian force and handed over to the English.
1431 (30th May)
Joan of Arc was burned at the stake.
1431 (26th December)
Henry VI of England was crowned King of France at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris.
1433 (late)
The Scots mounted a series of raids and burnt Alnwick in Northumbria.
1434 (23rd November)
The River Thames was frozen over.
1435 (1st January)
Battle of Gerberoy
This battle fought between the French and English was a victory for the French.
1435 (14th September)
John, Duke of Bedford died.
1435 (21st September)
Congress of Arras
This meeting between representatives of the French, English and Burgundians sought to find a peace. The Treaty of Arras found agreement between France and Burgundy which broke the Burgundians allegiance to the English and ultimately left the English in a much weaker position in France.
1436 (10th September)
Battle of Piperdean
This battle, fought between the English and the Scottish was a resounding Scottish victory.
1437 (3rd January)
Henry’s mother, Catherine of Valois, died.
1437 (12th November)
King Henry VI took over personal rule.


Published Jan 1, 2017 @ 1:14 pm – Updated – [last-modified]

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). English History 1430 – 1439. https://www.thetimelinegeek.com/english-history-1430-1439. Last accessed [date]

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