Wars of the Roses – Podcasts



 
 The Wars of the Roses is one of the most important events of late medieval English history.  Lasting from 1455 to 1485, it was series of civil wars for the throne of England, fought between supporters of two rival families: the houses of Lancaster and York.

A series of six podcasts has been produced by the History Faculty that explain various aspects of this conflict. These podcasts are by Dr. David Grummitt, Senior Research Fellow at the History of Parliament Research project.

These podcasts are also available on iTunes

Why were there Wars between Lancastrians & Yorkists?

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How far did Edward IV restore law and order upon his accession in 1461?

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Reasons why the Yorkists had won the English Crown by 1461

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How serious a threat were The Yorkists to Henry VII?

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How much support did Richard III enjoy as King?

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How able a King was Richard III?

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See also: The Establishment of the Tudor Dynasty by David Grummitt

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