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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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The Wars of the Roses were contested between the Lancastrians (red rose) and Yorkists (white rose) for the Crown of ...

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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Once applied to the whole of the 15th century, the name is now given to the sequence of plots, rebellions, ...

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English dynastic civil wars. They are named after the badges of the rival royal Houses of York (white rose) and ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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The 15th-century dynastic struggles between the houses of *York and *Lancaster have been identified since the beginning of the 16th ...

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