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Wars of the Roses – Medieval England

By |2017-08-03T15:43:02-07:00August 3rd, 2017|History, Medieval|

The red rose of Lancaster During the Hundred Years' War, the kings of England got into a big fight about who should be king. There was a long civil war in England. One side was the Lancaster side. They took a red rose as their symbol. In 1399 AD, at the beginning of the civil [...]

Richard III project – Wars of the Roses

By |2018-04-11T09:14:12-07:00August 3rd, 2017|History|

Richard III of England For a project on the Wars of the Roses, you can't do better than Shakespeare. Shakespeare wrote a play about the Wars of the Roses. He called the play "Richard III" after one of the main characters. The play starts at the point in the war where Edward IV is king, [...]