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The Wars of the Roses

John Watts looks at a book which tries to offer an account of why the Wars broke out, why they kept recurring, and why they came to an end.

Henry VII

A new book on Henry VII is a major event. The last full-length study of the king and his reign, by S. B. Chrimes, was written in 1972, in a very different historiographical world. At that time, the explosion of interest in later-medieval history was still in its infancy, and the decades after 1485 wereContinue reading “Henry VII”