History Shorts: Wars of the Roses Cathy Burke

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Published: March 11th 2013

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41 pages


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History Shorts: Wars of the Roses  by  Cathy Burke

History Shorts: Wars of the Roses by Cathy Burke
March 11th 2013 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 41 pages | ISBN: | 10.45 Mb

A recent review said about this book: This is a marvellous short rendition of the history of this period. I particularly enjoyed the interactive additions of did you know? These questions helped maintain concentration along the way by introducingMoreA recent review said about this book: This is a marvellous short rendition of the history of this period. I particularly enjoyed the interactive additions of did you know? These questions helped maintain concentration along the way by introducing interesting points.Ever wonder what the Wars of the Roses were all about?

Did you know it was a series of battles fought between two branches of the same Plantagenet family, the House of York and the House of Lancaster? Find out why these two families fought so bitterly against each other and why it became such a momentuous part of English history.Find out all you need to know about one of Englands most famous periods of medieval history without having to read pages and pages of information.Ever open a history book and start yawning before you’ve even got to the second page?

It’s not that the words on the page are boring, it’s just the breadth of the topics discussed and the enormity of the task ahead as you read page 4 of 240.Ever want to just open a nice short book and find out the key facts without having to wade through pages of trivia? Hopefully this series of books will do just that. As the title suggests, this is history- short and sweet.This History Shorts is about the Wars of the Roses, a period of history in medieval history where two rival arms of the Plantagenet family fought for the throne of England.

You will discover why the Wars of the Roses are so-called, who fought in them, what were the most famous and bloody battles, who became King and which Kings were deposed. This short and sweet version of history aims to give you the facts, and nothing but.

Yes, it’s short, but would you really prefer it if I was to add 50 more pages just to make you feel like you had bought something a bit more price-worthy?The topics discussed are in question format, and the questions that are answered within are as follows:1. What is the background to the Wars of the Roses?2. Who were the key protagonists on each side?3. Who ruled England during the Wars of the Roses?4.

Who was the first Lancastrian to rule England?5. How long did Henry V rule England for?6. Which Lancastrian king was the only king to be crowned King of England and France?7. What was the event that triggered the Wars of the Roses?8. What was the first battle in the Wars of the Roses?9. What happened after the Battle of St Albans?10. What was the second battle of the Wars of the Roses?11. What was the Act of Accord?12. What happened to Richard, Duke of York?13.

What happened after the Battle of Wakefield?14. How did Edward IV get the throne?15. Did Edward IV’s son become king?16. How did Richard III become King of England?17. Who was Henry Tudor?18. What battle is considered to be the last battle of the Wars of the Roses?19.

What were the main battles that formed the Wars of the Roses?20. How could you tell which faction the men were fighting for?21. Where there any other battles after Henry VII came to power?



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