By Peter Bramley

The Wars of the Roses (1455-85) observed the top of Plantagenet rule in England and Wales, and the accession of the Tudor dynasty to the throne. it truly is occasionally visible because the finish of the center a while in England, and the beginning of the trendy period, and it cleared the path for the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. a shocking variety of historical websites from this turbulent interval continue to exist: battlefields, castles, church buildings, monasteries. Peter Bramley's superbly illustrated box consultant and better half to the Wars of the Roses provides complete information of either the occasions and the personalities linked to each one of those websites, including the old heritage and the explanations for the fight among the homes of York and Lancaster. prepared via area, it covers the complete of britain and Wales, and gives priceless details for a person vacationing or making plans to go to any of the websites hooked up with the clash, in addition to somebody attracted to the historical past of this era in general.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Companion and Guide to the Wars of the Roses PDF

Best travel in the united kingdom books

Read e-book online Rye Through Time PDF

Rye is an interesting Sussex port and marketplace city outfitted on a former island hilltop. mendacity on the convergence of 3 tidal rivers and surrounded via the flat land of the Romney marshes, it has loved a wealthy background considering that its starting place within the 11th century. the various strands in its tale contain defence, exchange, fishing, shipbuilding, agriculture, retail and marketplace providers for a large rural hinterland.

Jon Sparks's Lancaster Through Time PDF

The city of Lancaster has lengthy been a centre for tradition, schooling and trade. The Romans had an everlasting cost at the similar hill as Lancaster citadel sits at the present time. The identify of town is derived from the River Lune and caster, the previous English be aware for castle. In later years Lancaster built targeted ties to the British monarchy.

Secret Aberdeen by Lorna Corall Dey PDF

Aberdeen isn't a smug urban, who prefer to put on its many differences frivolously. Which of its associations produced 3 Nobel laureates and who grew to become the 1st Director basic of the United international locations meals and Agriculture association (FAO)? Which widespread Aberdeen general practitioner used to be interested in establishing the NHS in Britain?

Download e-book for kindle: East Coast Rivers Cruising Companion: A Yachtsman's Pilot by Janet Harber

Good tested as ‘the East Coast yachtsman’s bible’, this twentieth version of Jan Harber’s vintage cruising better half marks the book’s sixtieth anniversary. courting again to 1956 whilst Jack Coote, Jan’s father, produced the 1st black and white version, East Coast Rivers, now extending from Lowestoft to Ramsgate, maintains to hide the rivers, curlew-haunted creeks and complicated shoals and swatchways of the Thames Estuary and surrounding rivers.

Extra resources for A Companion and Guide to the Wars of the Roses

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Companion and Guide to the Wars of the Roses by Peter Bramley

by Charles

Rated 4.93 of 5 – based on 25 votes