The War of the Roses and the Tudors. An Overview in Note Form


Abstract, 2015
13 Pages, Grade: 15

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Structure

- War of Roses
- General facts
- Summary
- End

- HenryVII

- Henry VIII

- Elisabeth I

- Sources

War of roses

GENERAL FACTS:

- 1455-1485 fights between the houses of York and Lancaster

- Symbol York: white rose

- Symbol Lancaster: red rose

→ Because of the symbols: “War of roses“

- war for throne, honor and power

War of roses

SUMMARY:

- 1399 - first conflict:

- claim for the throne was unclear

- Lancsters got claim, but the heir for the throne was a York

- Lancaster didnt‘t agree → war started

War of roses

St. Albans Blore Health Ludlow

Northhampton Wakefield

Mortimer`s Cross St. Albans

Ferrybridge Towton

Hedgeley Moor Hexham

Edgecote Moor Losecote Field Barnet

Tewkesbury Bosworth Field Stroke

War of roses

END:

- Victory of Lancaster

- Indebtedness of both houses

- Combination of families

- Wedding of Henry Tudor (Lancaster) and Elizabeth of York

- Tudorline arose

Henry VII

- *28. 1. 1457

- † 21. 4. 1509

- King of England and Lord of Ireland

- First monarch of house of Tudor

- Married Elisabeth of York -> End of War of Roses

Henry VII

- Father: Edmund Tudor

- Mother: Margaret Beaufort

- main claim to the English throne

- Fled to Bretagne

- After revolt → head of house of Lancaster

- last king of England, who won his throne on the battlefield

Henry VII

- Wanted to strengthen his power

- Disempowerment of the gentry

- Coronation: 30. 10. 1485

- Promise to marry Elisabeth of York

- Coalition of two houses

Henry VII

- His aims: peace and prosperity

- Success:

- Treaty of peace with France

- Treaty with Spain

- Alliance with Scotland

- Alliance with Holy Roman Emperor

- Trade and Marine

- 1503 wife and older son died

Henry VII

- 1809 he died

- buried at Westminster Abbey

- Was succeeded by his second son

Henry VIII

- * 28. June 1491

- † 28. January 1547

- 1502 his brother Arthur died

→21. April 1509 inherited the throne

- 1509-1547 King of England

- 1541 King of Ireland

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Title
The War of the Roses and the Tudors. An Overview in Note Form
Grade
15
Author
Year
2015
Pages
13
Catalog Number
V333952
ISBN (eBook)
9783668242128
File size
503 KB
Language
English
Tags
roses, tudors, overview, note, form
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Thomas Franz (Author), 2015, The War of the Roses and the Tudors. An Overview in Note Form, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/333952

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