lancaster

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English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471) Earl of Warwick , Kingmaker , Richard Neville , Warwick
first Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509; head of the house of Lancaster in the War of the Roses; defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field and was proclaimed king; married the daughter of Edward IV and so united the houses of York and Lancaster (1457-1 Henry Tudor , Henry VII
resident of Lancaster Lancastrian
member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster Lancastrian
struggle for the English throne (1455-1485) between the house of York (white rose) and the house of Lancaster (red rose) ending with the accession of the Tudor monarch Henry VII War of the Roses , Wars of the Roses
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