Wars of the Roses

  1. 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
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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
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