History of War

THE WHITE ROSE & THE TUDORS

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“FOR ALL HIS HIGH WORDS ABOUT HIS JUST TITLE, IT WAS IN FACT AS SHAKY AS CAN BE WITHOUT BEING NON-EXISTENT. FROM THE START [HENRY VII] WAS THREATENED WITH PLOTS BY FRESH OPPONENTS. HE HAD TO COPE WITH ARMED UPRISINGS BY ENEMIES WHO WERE ALSO HIS SUBJECTS, SURVIVING WITH DIFFICULTY” Contemporary historian Polydore Vergil

is commonly assumed that the Battle of Bosworth was the decisive end of the Wars of the Roses. Richard III’s death was the end not just of the Yorkist

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