- struggle for the English throne (1455-1485) between the house of York (white rose) and the house of Lancaster (red rose) ending with the accession of the Tudor monarch Henry VII
How To Use Wars of the Roses In A Sentence
- A handful of overmighty subjects exercised a disproportionate influence on the events of the Wars of the Roses.
- Tudor The Tudors brought to a close years of internecine strife when King Henry VII ended the Wars of the Roses between the rival houses of York and Lancaster.
- A contributory factor to the Wars of the Roses was another period of regency caused not by the king's age, but by his insanity.
- Throughout, the exhibition conveys a lively sense of religious belief amongst the people and within the clergy in late-Medieval England while vividly revealing the sophistication of life and commerce that flourished on the sea-girt isle before, during and after the Wars of the Roses. Giving Physical Form to Faith
- The Rose of Lancaster deals with Henry VI's accession to the throne, wars in France, the Wars Of The Roses, and Joan of Arc.
- The typical later 15th-centuy (Wars of the Roses era) knightly headwear is the sallet and bevor combo. Long Tall Sallet