Rosenkriege (Wars of the Roses)

series of dynastic civil wars between supporters of the rival houses of Lancaster and York, Origins of the conflict, the Battles, Battle of St Albans, Battle of Blore Heath, Ludford Bridge, Northampton, Wakefield, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Rosenkriege (Wars of the Roses)
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Wars of the Roses Definition The Wars of the Roses is a series of civil wars in England that lasted from 1455 until 1485, thus for 30 years and during the reigns of Henry VI, Edward IV and Richard III. The name Wars of the Roses has its origins in the symbols of the two royal, aristocratic houses that fought against each other, the White Rose of the house of York and the Red Rose of the house of Lancaster. You can also see that these symbols are still used on the flags of Yorkshire and the flag of Lancashire. The purpose of the wars was to gain the crown either for the House of Lancaster or the House of York. The supporters of York were called Yorkists and the supporters of Lancaster Lancastrians. Both of the houses claimed the throne through the descent of the many sons of king ...

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