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By Peter Bramley

The Wars of the Roses (1455-85) observed the tip of Plantagenet rule in England and Wales, and the accession of the Tudor dynasty to the throne. it's occasionally obvious because the finish of the center a while in England, and the beginning of the fashionable period, and it cleared the path for the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. a stunning variety of old websites from this turbulent interval live to tell the tale: battlefields, castles, church buildings, monasteries. Peter Bramley's fantastically illustrated box consultant and spouse to the Wars of the Roses supplies complete info of either the occasions and the personalities linked to each one of those websites, including the old historical past and the explanations for the fight among the homes of York and Lancaster. prepared by way of sector, it covers the full of britain and Wales, and offers worthy details for an individual traveling or making plans to go to any of the websites hooked up with the clash, in addition to a person attracted to the background of this era in general.

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