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Reblogged from Matthew Lewis: The Fate of the House of York

Pinpointing the beginning and end of the Wars of the Roses has always been problematical. One thing is certain. On 22nd August 1485, the House of York lost its grip on power, but it was far from destroyed, and the infant Tudor regime was not as secure as it was to lead the world to believe. York persisted; and Henry VII was to find himself haunted and in need of a new kind of solution.


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Matthew Lewis is the author of 2 nonfiction books and 2 novels covering the Wars of the Roses: A Glimpse of King Richard III, A Glimpse of the Wars of the Roses, Honour, and Loyalty.