Edward IV of England

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    some have been deposed; some slain in war, some haunted by the ghosts they have deposed. Some poisoned by their own cousins. Anyhow, all murders are for the hollow crown.” (Shakespeare, 2.3.5-10) As many royal stories in England, every crown has their own story to tell. In our story, the deception cousin did not only stole the throne but also captive the two young princes in the tower. Hundreds of years leave people wondering. Why were the princes never be seen again? Did they survive or never left? I. Background A. Place a. The story took place in the year of 1483 in the tower of London. B. People a. It…

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    conflict among the political elite in England in the second half of the fifteenth century.” The Wars of the Roses was a series of civil wars in England between King Henry VI, Edward IV, and Ricard III. The first of the civil wars began in 1455 and ended in 1485. These wars were more destructive to England than the 100 Year War, which were fought earlier in the century. The Wars of the Roses marked a power struggle between families that were descended from Edward III and from Henry IV. The…

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    as having ended the Wars of the Roses and uniting a bitterly divided England. By defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485 and marrying Elizabeth of York he brought together the Houses of Lancaster and York under his new Tudor banner. However, Henry’s reign was not going to be straightforward and he had many issues which challenged his security on the throne. Henry had to ensure he dealt with rivals to the throne as well as making sure he ruled England in a firm but fair way. At…

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    The war of the roses was a civil war in England that started in 1455 and wanted control of the throne of England with the House of Lancaster, and the House of York. The war was a power struggle due to Henry VI poor leadership and volubility of another noble taking Henry VI place. Major causes of the conflict were that both houses were direct descendents of king Edward III arguing about who should be king, Henry VI mental illness ,and how Henry VI had let the nobles have their own powerful…

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    The War of the Roses marked a Huge defeat for us when Cadbury’s fell. In this Essay I will explain some events during this time, as well as the people involved. I will tell why it happened and when. The War of Roses lasted for thirty-two years and was fought in Medieval England. The War of the Roses were a series of civil wars fought in Medieval England from 1455 to 1487. This 32 years was a bitter struggle for the English Throne, which was waged between two branches of the same family, the…

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    There are many iconic landmarks in England. The Big Ben, the London Eye, Stonehenge, and Buckingham Palace are all examples. Although the Tower of London isn’t as well known as Big Ben or the London Eye, it is still very important to England’s history. The Tower of London’s history, structure, and former prisoners have all made it what it is today. There is a lot of history involving the Tower of London. After King Edward of England did not live up to his promise of giving his throne to William,…

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    The Tudor Dynasty reigned over England after the War of the Roses, a bloody succession crisis ending with Henry VII, the first Tudor, becoming King of England. The Tudors reigned from 1485 to 1603, and despite their long reign the time in English History was rife with dramatic change and disorder that shaped the British Isles for centuries to come, with no small part owed to the Tudors. However, the Tudors reign or socio-economic causes for change and subsequent disorder must be evaluated. For…

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    Lancaster. The two houses claimed the throne through the descent from the sons of Edward III. Because the Lancastrians held the throne since 1399, the Yorkists may have never pressed a claim but for the near anarchy in the mid-fifteenth century. In 1422 Henry V died therefore Henry VI took the throne. During…

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    Although Henry did deal with this imposter it did not make his claim to the throne any stronger and he soon had to deal with a second imposter. Perkin Warbeck from France came to England as a merchant on a silk ship but soon found a lot of support from the Irish, rallying behind anyone who would give them a chance to unseat Henry and see a Yorkist King on the throne again. It is believed that Perkin was carefully placed in that position by the King of France and the Duchess of Burgundy who had…

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    It was no secret Richard was an outstanding father; there was no denying this simple well-known fact. All his children loved him, looked up to him and went to him whenever they were in need of comfort. Never once did Richard never dismiss any of them or let them down. He never failed to provide for all of his kids. He loved them so much more than any ordinary father ever could. All this would change for the worse when Richard is faced with several bumps in life. Divorce, being framed then…

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