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.

Beautiful Wars of the Roses Battle of Bosworth stained glass - I admire Richard…

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.

The Battle of Deptford Bridge (also known as Battle of Blackheath) took place on 17 June 1497 on a site in present-day Deptford south-east London, adjacent to the River Ravensbourne and was the culminating event of the Cornish Rebellion. Henry VII had mustered an army of some 25,000 men and the Cornish lacked the supporting cavalry and artillery arms essential to the professional forces of the time.  by wraithdt on DeviantArt

This is a one-sheet poster I did for Radical Publishing's Assassins a while back. A highly fictional and fantastical take on the medieval Crusades, its shows Richard the Lionheart and Saladin .

Elizabeth Woodville (also spelled Wydeville or Widvile; c. 1437[1] – 8 June 1492) was Queen consort of England as the spouse of King Edward IV from 1464 until his death in 1483. Elizabeth was a key figure in the series of dynastic civil wars known as the Wars of the Roses. Her first husband, Sir John Grey of Groby was killed at the Second Battle of St Albans. Her children included the Princes in the Tower and Elizabeth of York; the latter made her the maternal grandmother of Henry VIII.

Wars of the Roses: An Overview

Elizabeth Woodville c.Wallpaper and background photos of Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of Edward IV of England for fans of Kings and Queens images.

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)

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

Margaret of Anjou (1430 –1482) - wife of Henry VI; a key figure in the Wars of the Roses & at times personally led the Lancastrians. She lost her son Edward, Prince of Wales, at the Battle of Tewkesbury.

Margaret (Marguerite) of Anjou - wife of Henry VI; a key figure in the Wars of the Roses & at times personally led the Lancastrians. She lost her son Edward, Prince of Wales, at the Battle of Tewkesbury and Henry VI was murdered in the Tower of London.

Wars Of The Roses: Stormbird: Book 1 (the Wars Of The Roses)

Wars Of The Roses: Stormbird: Book 1 (the Wars Of The Roses)

Aneurin Barnard plays the young Richard in the BBC's epic Wars Of The Roses drama The White Queen -

Richard III came back to haunt me! How the discovery of Richard III's skeleton spooked Aneurin Barnard, the man playing him in The White Queen

Aneurin Barnard plays the young Richard in the BBC's epic Wars Of The Roses drama The White Queen - and then the nightmares began. He played a fantastic Richard, truely believable!

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