Wars of the Roses
by T. Wise, G. A. Embleton
Publisher: Osprey 2014
Number of pages: 47
The Wars of the Roses were a series of dynastic wars for the throne of England. They were fought between supporters of two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet, the houses of Lancaster and York. They were fought in several sporadic episodes between 1455 and 1487, although there was related fighting before and after this period.
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