The War of the Roses

The War of the Roses was a civil war in England between two houses. The house of Lancaster = [L] [Its emblem had a red rose on it] and the house of York = [Y] [Theirs had a white rose]. The war lasted for thirty years from 1455 to 1485. All wars start with a … Continue reading The War of the Roses

The Hundred Years’ War

The main cause and start of the Hundred Years' War, was who controlled Gascony. Gascony, also known as Aquitane was a small duchy in France owned by the English. The Duke of Gascony was required to pay homage to the king, due to the land being on French soil. In 1337 Edward III of England … Continue reading The Hundred Years’ War