If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. On October 30, 1470, Henry VI gave ruling England another try when he was restored to the throne after the Earl of Warwick managed to defeat the Yorkist king Edward IV. Unfortunately, the second attempt at reigning really didn’t take. Despite being the son of the legendary Henry V, Henry VI wasn’t a great warrior; nor … Continue reading Take Two!
After 40 years of civil war, the Wars of the Roses culminated with the Battle of Bosworth Field on August 22, 1485, which resulted in the defeat of King Richard III of York and the accession of Henry Tudor, who became King Henry VII. The Wars of the Roses started in the mid-1440’s and seemed to end in 1471 when the Yorkists were defeated at … Continue reading My Kingdom for a Horse