Tudor History by Michele Morrical

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What Caused the Wars of the Roses?

From 1455 to 1485 England found itself embroiled in utter chaos as the rival factions of the Plantagenet dynasty fought for ultimate control of the kingdom of England. The Wars of the Roses is a modern-day term used for the [...]

April 16, 2019 Articles, Henry IV, Henry VI, Richard II, The Beauforts, Wars of the Roses

Book Review: The House of Beaufort: The Bastard Line that Captured the Crown by Nathen Amin

For Tudor lovers, there are a plethora of books available about the Wars of the Roses, the rise of the Tudor dynasty, and the reigns of King Henry VIII and his daughter Queen Elizabeth I. Less material exists on a [...]

December 1, 2018 Book Reviews, Henry VI, The Beauforts

Biography of Margaret Beaufort

Margaret Beaufort: The King’s Mother Henry Tudor was born on January 28, 1457 to Margaret Beaufort, the only legitimate child of the Duke of Somerset, John Beaufort. The Beauforts could trace their lineage to King Edward III through his third [...]

January 10, 2012 Articles, Margaret Beaufort, The Beauforts