Wars of the roses

War of the Roses

Wars of the Roses – Two Houses Divided. Plantagenet cousins: York and Lancaster.

Wars of the Roses fought in medieval England 1455-1485 between House Lancaster & House York. Name is based on badges used by the 2 sides,red rose for the Lancastrians & white rose for the Yorkists. Major causes of the conflict: both houses direct descendants of king Edward III; ruling Lancastrian king, Henry VI w/ unpopular nobles;civil unrest w/ pop.; lords with private armies; & episodes of mental illness by Henry VI.Wars ended when Richard III(last Yorkist king)defeated @ Bosworth in…

Wars of the Roses fought in medieval England between House Lancaster & House York. Name is based on badges used by the 2 sides, red rose for the Lancastrians & white rose for the Yorkists.

Battles of the War of the Roses

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Excellent family tree explaining relationships and battles of the War of the Roses

[Great Britain] Excellent family tree explaining relationships and battles of the War of the Roses

12 surprising facts about the Wars of the Roses: Battle of Barnet, 1471 - the death of Richard Neville, 16th earl of Warwick. (Photo by Culture Club/Getty Images)

Usually viewed as being fought over the course of 30 years between the Houses of Lancaster and York for the English throne, the Wars of the Roses tore England apart and culminated in the death of Rich

A portrait of Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI and Queen of England at the start of the Wars of the Roses | Flickr -

Margaret of Anjou French Marguerite 23 March 1430 25 August 1482 was the wife of King Henry VI of England As such she was Queen of England from 1445 t

Lancaster rose Cobblestone mosaic; The family provided England with three kings: Henry IV , who ruled 1399–1413; Henry V, who ruled 1413–1422; and Henry VI, who ruled 1422–1461 and 1470–1471.

A cobblestone mosaic of a red Lancashire Rose in Williamson Park, Lancaster

Stained glass windows in St James church, Sutton Cheney. - Richard III and Henry VII The Battle of Bosworth. ---Henry Tudor, led a rebellion to take the throne from King Richard III, the rightful heir, killed him on the battle field and began the bloody reign of the Tudors

Aug Richard III was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field, making Henry VII King of England; the Tudor dynasty begins. IMAGE: A stained glass from St. James Church, Sutton Cheney showing Richard III and Henry VII facing one another at Bosworth Field.

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