Richard, Duke of York nearly unseated the Lancastrian King Henry VI in 1460, only to be killed in ... The Wars of the Roses were a series of bloody battles for the throne of England that took place between 1455 and 1487. Fought between the rival Plantagenet houses of Lancaster and York, the wars are notorious for their many moments of treachery and for the sheer amount of blood they spilled on English soil. The wars of the Roses and the struggle for the English throne.Treachery, betrayal and murder were all common themes of the English Wars of the Roses (or War ... In our new animated historical documentary, we are covering the beginning of the Wars of the Roses and the battle of Towton (1461) which marked the end of th... The Wars of the Roses (1455-1487 CE) was a series of dynastic conflicts between the monarchy and the nobility of England.
The Queen and her circle of nobles were known as Lancastrians after Henry's surname of Lancaster. The party of nobles who opposed the ... The Wars of the Roses saw the Yorks and Lancasters play musical chairs with the English throne.