The war of the roses is a civil war in England, from May 22, 1455 to August 22, 1485. It's a war between two royal families. The house of York, with four symbol a white rose and the house of Lancaster represented by a red rose.
[...] It means that their children are bastards and cannot claim the throne. So, Richard becomes King in the name of Richard III. But many nobles are not happy to see that usurper on the throne, rather than the rightful king Edward V. So, they plot against him, but there are rumours that the princes in the tower are both dead, by order of Richard III himself, their own uncle. They ally with Margaret Beaufort and she proposes her son, Henry Tudor, the last Lancastrian heir to the throne. [...]
[...] The duke of York flees to Ireland and his son Edward flee to Calais with Warwick. In 1460, they invade England and in July the win the battle of Northampton. But to stop the queen York needs to do something radical. He is going to take the crown. He put forward the fact that the house of York is more rightful to the throne than the house of Lancaster arrived to power in a coup. The parliament decides to name him the heir to the throne. It means that at King Henry's death. [...]
[...] The war of the roses (1455-1485) The war of the roses is a civil war in England, from May to August It's a war between two royal families. The house of York, with four symbols a white rose and the house of Lancaster represented by a red rose. I. Why this war? Because: In 1399, the duke of Lancaster makes a coup and usurp the throne to the unpopular king, Richard II. He becomes Henry IV and found the royal house of Lancaster. [...]
[...] His son, Edward, become the Duke of York and new heir to the throne. On March Edward win the battle of Towton and Queen Margaret flees to Scotland. Edward is crown king of England on June and become Edward IV. Finally, there is peace in England. The Lancastrians are in exile and the Yorkist in power. But peace will not last. In 1469, Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick betrays King Edward. He tries to put George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, Edward's own brother on the throne, but he fails. [...]
[...] So, he makes the strangest alliance. He allies with Margaret of Anjou, the Lancastrian queen, and wife of Henri VI, who now is at the head of the house of Lancaster. In autumn 1470, Warwick invade England, without the military support of Queen Margaret. King Edward flee to Burgundy and Warwick put the mad king Henry VI on the throne. But not for long. Edward returns with an army and Clarence betrays Warwick to join him. On April Edward wins the battle of Barnet and Warwick is killed. [...]
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