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    The Changing Fortunes of the Houses of York and Lancaster in the Period 1450 - 1461 Although opinions as to when the Wars of the Roses began vary, the armed conflict is concentrated in the period 1455-1485. The first battle was in St Alban’s on May 22nd 1455. In the early 1450’s Henry VI’s bad choices resulted in a series of humiliating defeats that ended with the loss of all Britain’s land in France with the exception of Calais. This in turn led to some of Henry’s previously loyal subjects

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    The War of the Roses was fought for thirty years from 1455-1485, between the York and Lancaster. They weren't fighting for "liberation in which people sought to gain their freedom" (Lance 10). Within that battle period many men were killed and Kings were captured and imprisoned. They didn't want the glory or the wealth that came with it. It was nothing more than two families fighting each other to have power over England. They both wanted to take the throne of England because they had a Monarchy

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    the Roses began in 1455 after the people of the House of Lancaster and the House of York began to dispute over the throne of England. The Wars of the Roses was a time of multiple civil wars between the two houses of the Plantagenet royal house over the throne of England. The war consisted of a total of seventeen battles. Both houses were traced back from their ancestor King Edward III. The House of Lancaster was associated with the red rose and the House of York was associated with the white rose. “Wars

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    The War of The Roses was a series of conflicts between the two rivaling branches of the House Plantagenet, York and Lancaster. The Lancasters were the kings of England for many year and were generally friendly towards their cousins the Dukes of York. They shared the common ancestor Edward III both descending from his two younger sons the Duke of York and the Duke of Lancaster. The hostility between the houses began when Edward’s heir Edward of Woodstock (The Black Prince) died from dysentery while

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    In the late 1400’s the House of York fought the House of Lancaster for the English crown. Because Lancaster’s heraldic badge was a red rose and the Yorks was a white rose, the long conflict became known as Wars of the Roses. The real lives of the main participants of the Wars of the Roses will be displayed in this paper. In Shakespeare’s Richard III the participants in the Wars of the Roses were not suitably displayed. The participants in Shakespeare’s Richard III were Henry Tudor, Clarence,

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    two rival branches of the royal house of plantagenet,the house of Lancaster and york. This wars were fought in several sprordartic espisodes beteen 1455 and 1487. In my opinion this war was not necessary for the history of Europe because they could only had had talked and solve it in a simple way. The War of the Roses is called The War of the Roses because the two houses are represented by two roses, the House of Lancaster is represented by a red rose and the House of York is represented by a white

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    England was at the brink of a civil disaster. Both the houses of York and Lancaster could claim having lineage to the throne, (“War of the Roses” 1). England was coming back from the Black Plague which caused mass inflation in the price of crops because of the lack of farmers and mass feudalism in England caused conflicting loyalties, and in turn no clear leader. The House of York could claim close lineage to the throne as could the House of Lancaster; this caused political chaos which would haunt England

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    1455 to 1464 started as a rivalry, the second stage from 1469 to 1471 was a more factional war, rather than a rivalry, and the last stage from 1483 to 1487 was an outright dynastic war (Phillips 1). Involving the House of York and Lancaster, York had the white rose emblem and Lancaster had the red rose emblem. Due to the weakness of English forces and government, (Griffiths 1) assassination attempts against Henry IV, war broke out between Wales and Scotland and lasted for two conflicting years (Lunt

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    Court Yard scheme. However only the beautifully proportioned Fellow’s building was completed, resulting in the court remaining unfinished for a further 100 years. By this time the taste had swung back to Gothic, with William Wilkin’s providing a gate house, dining hall, library and a stone screen. This wonderful screen (1824) at the front of the college is often mistaken for being built at the same time as the chapel, so well does it compliment it. Liberal and tolerant The college has always had a flexible

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    war was more destructive than the Hundred Years War. The Wars of the Roses was a struggle to claim the throne between two families, of Edward III and Henry IV. Edward was of Yorkist faction and Henry of Lancastrian. The roses were the symbols of the house. Shakespeare made use of the symbolism of the roses and the war to produce his history plays as well as expressing his opinion of the monarchy. To understand where the Wars of the Roses began means starting with the demise of the Plantagenet, sudden

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