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Lancaster And York V1 A Century Of English History 1399-1485 by James H. Ramsay

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages564
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10568053M
ISBN 100548232458
ISBN 109780548232453

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At the centre of the book stands Henry VI, the pious king whose mental instability led to political chaos, Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York and Henry's rival, and most important of all, Margaret of Anjou, Henry's wife who took up her arms in her husband's cause and battled for many years in . interesting book with which to follow it. This present book, then, is the story of Lancaster and York and the first of the Wars of the Roses. During the course of my research, I have studied many sources, both ancient and modern, and of the modern ones nearly all focus. Thus this book tells not just the story of the Wars of the Roses but also that of the houses of Lancaster and York up to the year Sources for this period are meagre and often ambiguous, yet much research has been done over the last hundred years to illuminate a little for us what is often described as the twilight world of the fifteenth. Addeddate Associated-names Morris, William, , former owner External-identifier urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount.

  The Houses of York and Lancaster both traced their lineage to the sons of Edward III of the House of Plantagenet, who ruled as England’s king .   1. The Yorks and Lancasters were descended from the same family. The Houses of York and Lancaster both traced their lineage to the sons of Edward III . The book includes color pages with over historic photos of Lancaster, New York. The time period covered is from the Town's founding in to the Blizzard of The front and back covers are protected by plastic. A must-have for anyone who has called Lancaster, New York Rating: % positive.   In the middle of the 15th century, two rival Plantagenet families – the royal houses of Lancaster and York – began a decades-long struggle for the English throne, known as the Wars of the Roses (named for the white rose of York and the red rose of Lancaster). The battles took place in England and Wales between and , with both houses claiming the throne through descent .

  Lancaster And York: The Wars of the Roses eBook: Weir, Alison: : Kindle Store. Skip to main Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Returns & Orders. Try. Prime Cart. Kindle Store Go Search. lancaster and york S OON after the tragic death of the Duke of Suffolk, the King appointed his own half-brothers, Edmund and Jasper Tudor, to be joint guardians of the little Lady Margaret.   The Houses of Lancaster and York Paperback – September 4, by James Gairdner (Author) › Visit Amazon's James Gairdner Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. James Reviews: Henry VI (6 December – 21 May ) was King of England from to and again from to , and disputed King of France from to The only child of Henry V, he succeeded to the English throne at the age of nine months upon his father's death, and succeeded to the French throne on the death of his maternal grandfather, Charles VI, shortly afterwards.