Wars of the roses sentence example

wars of the roses
  • At the time of the Wars of the Roses discontent was rife in Derbyshire, and riots broke out in 1443, but the county did not lend active support to either party.
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  • During the Wars of the Roses the town was loyal to Henry VI., and several of the Yorkist leaders were executed here after the battle of Wakefield.
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  • The population increased during ten peaceful years of Henry III., and increased slowly until the death of Edward II., and then it began to fall off, and continued to decrease during the period of the Wars of the Roses and of the Barons until the accession of the first Tudor monarch.
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  • During the Wars of the Roses he showed his sympathy with the Lancastrian party after the defeat of Henry VI.
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  • The last case was that of Sir Francis Michell in 1621, whose spurs were hacked from his heels, his sword-belt cut, and his sword broken over his head by the heralds in Westminster Hall.8 Roughly speaking, the age of chivalry properly so called may be said to have extended from the beginning of the crusades to the end of the Wars of the Roses.
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  • had every reason to reward his companions in exile, and to rule like Ferdinand of Aragon by means of lawyers and churchmen rather than trust nobles like those who had made the Wars of the Roses.
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  • But the French wars, the Wars of the Roses and the persecution of the Lollards deferred the coming of the new age; and the year 1536, when Henry VIII.
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  • Of the part played by the Cymry during the wars of the Roses it is needless to speak, since the period forms a part of English rather than of Welsh history.
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  • Bordeaux capitulated on the 9th of October, and the Hundred Years' War was terminated by the expulsion of the English, who were by this time so fully occupied with the Wars of the Roses as to be unable to take the offensive against France anew.
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  • east in Staffordshire, Audley Cross marks a great battle in the Wars of the Roses (1459), in which the Yorkists were successful and Lord Audley fell.
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  • he took the first step which was to lead to the Wars of the Roses.
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  • THE WARS OF THE ROSES (1453-1497)
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  • The Wars of the Roses have been ascribed to many different causes by different historians.
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  • But this explanation of the Wars of the Roses is not complete; it accounts for their outbreak, but not for their long continuance.
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  • But the Wars of the Roses had one more phase to come.
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  • In defence of both it may be pleaded that after the anarchy of the Wars of the Roses a strong hand was needed to restore security for life and property, and that it was better that penalties should be overheavy rather than.
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  • no annalist after Whethamstede, whose story ceases early in the Wars of the Roses.
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  • It was a hard and selfish generation which witnessed the Wars of the Roses and the dictatorship of Moral Edward IV.
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  • All her male kinsmen had been exterminated in the Wars of the Roses.
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  • Bosworth Field is often treated as the last act of the Wars of the Roses.
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  • One of the most notable parts of the kings policy was his long-continued and successful assault on the abuse of livery and maintenance, which had been at its height during Suppresthe Wars of the Roses.
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  • By the end of the reign the little hosts of badged adherents which had formed the nucleus for the armies of the Wars of the Roses had ceased to exist.
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  • Bamburgh was twice taken by the Yorkists in the Wars of the Roses and twice recovered by Queen Margaret.
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  • At the time of the Wars of the Roses the county, owing to territorial influence, was mainly Lancastrian, and in 1461 the Yorkist strongholds of Grantham and Stamford were sacked to such effect that the latter never recovered.
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