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Wars of the Roses | Wars of the Roses

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So much of history is written by the winners, or at least the people who were still standing after the dust settled. Richard III, the king who allegedly murdered his nephews in the Tower, was recently found under a car park in England and the tales his skeleton have to tell are of violent death and...
michael-thomas-barry's picture
On January 18, 1486 the Royal Houses of Lancaster and York were united by the marriage of Henry VII to Elizabeth of York, the eldest daughter of Edward IV. Henry seized the crown on August 22, 1485 and reigned until his death on April 21, 1509, as he was the first monarch of the House of Tudor....
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