One of the bloodiest civil wars in British history, it marked the end of of medieval England and ushered in the beginning of the Renaissance. The history of rugby: when was the sport invented? Which it did in the end, of course, and in due course two of his brothers, Edmund and Richard, were to take up the cudgels. Come now, Lucy! His fascination with the 'what ifs' of history was first kindled by a comic strip he read in Ranger while at primary school in the late '60s and has endured ever since. Just as Ned Stark was supposed to be Joffrey's Hand. Edit page.
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Edit Cast Episode cast overview: Lucy Worsley Edit Storyline Lucy debunks the foundation myth of the Tudors, revealing that they fabricated much of what we think we know about the "Wars of the Roses" to justify their positions and Shakespeare cemented those ideas as historical fact. Country: UK. Language: English. Sound Mix: Stereo. Color: Color. Add the first question.
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Timothy Venning's exploration of the alternative paths that British history might easily have taken moves on to the Wars of the Roses. What if Richard of York had . Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Dr Timothy Venning is a freelance researcher and author. Among his previous works are If Rome Hadn't Fallen (Pen .
Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist. USD Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Explore Now. Buy As Gift. Overview Timothy Venning's exploration of the alternative paths that British history might easily have taken moves on to the Wars of the Roses. What if Richard of York had not given battle in vain?
How would a victory for Warwick the Kingmaker at the Battle of Barnet changed the course of the struggle for power? What if the Princes had escaped from the tower or the Stanleys had not betrayed their king at Bosworth? These are just a few of the fascinating questions posed by this book. As always, while necessarily speculative, Dr. Venning discusses all the scenarios within the benefit of a deep understanding of the major driving forces, tensions and trends that shaped British history.
In so doing, he helps the reader to understand why things panned out as they did, as well as what might have been in this tumultuous period. Product Details About the Author.
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