War of the Roses By: Hannah Reeves

The Houses

House of Lancaster~Red rose: Margaret of Anjou, took control of the country of led fights against her husband’s enemies

House of York~White rose: Richard III took the throne from his nephew , he was a king for 2 years before he was killed in battle

Richard III

Henry VI vs Edward IV

Henry VI takes the crown but he’s crazy, so Margate (from france) took control

Edward, from the House of York, claims he should be king. He is a strong and capable leader, then he defeats Henry VI battle, becoming king. They then go back and forth for years about who should be king.

Is Richard Guilty?

We don’t know for sure, but we think that Richard killed his nephews to become king. Two young kids' skeletons were found under the stairs in the London Tower, which could be the young princes.

Battle of Bosworth Field

Henry Tudor defeated Richard III at the battle of Bosworth and then Henry becomes king.

Henry Tudor and the House of Tudor

Henry Tudor married Edward's daughter so he was able to combine the York and Lancaster houses. He was successful.

Credits:

Created with images by pipilongstockings - "War of the roses RIP pops x" • Martin Cooper Ipswich - "Happy 500 yr old Window Wednesday!" • p_a_h - "Richard III" • David Holt London - "National Portrait Gallery London 043 Richard III" • zaphad1 - "Richard" • markhillary - "Richard III Museum" • fourthandfifteen - "Possibly King Henry VI" • CircaSassy - "A child's history of England (1897)" • p_a_h - "Richard III" • p_a_h - "Richard III" • CircaSassy - "A child's history of England (1897)" • p_a_h - "Tower Of London Remembers" • Dun.can - "Jasper Tudor" • Newtown grafitti - "Tudor Hall Hotel, Redfern, VI" • lisby1 - "James V, King of Scotland, Father of Mary, Queen of Scots, Son of Margaret Tudor, Grandson of Henry VII" • ell brown - "Tudor House, Friar St, Worcester - Tudor Rose" • Dun.can - "Henry VIII's armour" • Dun.can - "King Henry VII"

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