The Wars of The Roses Part 3: Edward IV – Betrayal of Warwick the Kingmaker

This post carries on from The Wars of The Roses Part 2: The Early Years of Edward IV – Conquest and Marriage Tensions between The Earl of Warwick and Edward IV By the second half of the 1460’s, Edward and his main supporter Richard Neville, the Earl of Warwick (later known as Warwick the Kingmaker) had started… Read More The Wars of The Roses Part 3: Edward IV – Betrayal of Warwick the Kingmaker

The Wars of the Roses Part Two: The Early Years of Edward IV – Conquest and Marriage

This post carries on from my first post on the Wars of the Roses Part One: The Reign of Henry VI.  King Edward IV came to the throne at a time where in which England had been thrown into a dynastic war for the throne. This was between the Lancastrian King Henry VI, a unable King… Read More The Wars of the Roses Part Two: The Early Years of Edward IV – Conquest and Marriage

530th Anniversary of the Battle of Bosworth and the death of Richard III

Visit Nottingham castle today, and you will find a museum, expansive grounds and a restored medieval gatehouse sitting high above the city. It is the only raised part of the city, and it is obvious as to why the castle that once graced it was a stronghold for many a King of England. Other than… Read More 530th Anniversary of the Battle of Bosworth and the death of Richard III