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  1. 3 days ago · 105,000 dead [1] The Wars of the Roses, known at the time and in following centuries as the Civil Wars, were a series of civil wars fought over control of the English throne from 1455 to 1487. The wars were fought between supporters of the House of Lancaster and House of York, two rival cadet branches of the royal House of Plantagenet.

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      The House of Lancaster was a cadet branch of the royal House...

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      House of York; As descendants of King Edward III in the male...

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      The House of Tudor ( / ˈtjuːdər /) [1] was an English and...

  2. 2 days ago · Edmund, 1st Earl of Lancaster (16 January 1245 – 5 June 1296), also known as Edmund Crouchback, was a member of the royal Plantagenet Dynasty and the founder of the first House of Lancaster. He was Earl of Leicester (1265–1296), Lancaster (1267–1296) and Derby (1269–1296) in England and Count Palatine of Champagne (1276–1284) in France.

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  4. 3 days ago · e. The House of Plantagenet [a] ( /plænˈtædʒənət/ plan-TAJ-ə-nət) was a royal house which originated in the French County of Anjou. The name Plantagenet is used by modern historians to identify four distinct royal houses: the Angevins, who were also counts of Anjou; the main line of the Plantagenets following the loss of Anjou; and the ...

  5. 3 days ago · Lancaster, Lancashire. /  54.04889°N 2.80139°W  / 54.04889; -2.80139. Lancaster ( / ˈlæŋkəstər /, / ˈlænkæs -/) [2] is a city [3] in Lancashire, England and the main cultural hub, economic and commercial centre of City of Lancaster district. The city is on the River Lune directly inland from Morecambe Bay.

  6. 3 days ago · Signature. Henry VII (28 January 1457 – 21 April 1509) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from his seizure of the crown on 22 August 1485 until his death in 1509. He was the first monarch of the House of Tudor. [a] Henry's mother, Margaret Beaufort, was a descendant of John of Gaunt, founder of the House of Lancaster and son of King ...

  7. 3 days ago · Contents. Lancaster University. Lancaster University (officially The University of Lancaster) [4] is a public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established in 1964 by royal charter, [5] as one of several new universities created in the 1960s. The university was initially based in St Leonard's Gate in the ...

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