The Wars of the Roses: Politics and the Constitution in England, c.1437-1509

The Wars of the Roses: Politics and the Constitution in England, c.1437-1509

by Christine Carpenter
     
 

This book presents a truly coherent account of the Wars of the Roses.See more details below

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This book presents a truly coherent account of the Wars of the Roses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521268004
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/13/1997
Series:
Cambridge Medieval Textbooks Series
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Sources and historiography; 2. The governance of England in the fifteenth century (i); 3. The governance of England in the fifteenth century (ii); 4. The Lancastrian kings to c. 1437; 5. Henry VI's adult rule: the first phase c. 1437–50; 6. The road to war: 1450–55; 7. The end of Lancastrian rule: 1455–61; 8. Edward IV's first reign: 1461–71; 9. The triumph of York: 1471–83; 10. Richard III and the end of Yorkist rule: 1483–5; 11. Henry VII and the end of the wars: 1485–1509; 12. Conclusions; Bibliographical notes.

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