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By Peter Bramley

The Wars of the Roses (1455-85) observed the top of Plantagenet rule in England and Wales, and the accession of the Tudor dynasty to the throne. it really is occasionally obvious because the finish of the center a long time in England, and the beginning of the trendy period, and it lead the way for the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. a shocking variety of ancient websites from this turbulent interval continue to exist: battlefields, castles, church buildings, monasteries. Peter Bramley's fantastically illustrated box advisor and spouse to the Wars of the Roses provides complete info of either the occasions and the personalities linked to every one of those websites, including the historic historical past and the explanations for the fight among the homes of York and Lancaster. prepared via quarter, it covers the full of britain and Wales, and offers valuable details for someone vacationing or making plans to go to any of the websites hooked up with the clash, in addition to someone attracted to the heritage of this era in general.

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