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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Wars of the Roses

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Name given to a civil war in England from 1452 to 1486, between the Houses of York and Lancaster, so called from the badge of the former being a white rose and that of the latter being a red ; it terminated with the accession of Henry VII., who united in his person the rival claims.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Wars of the Roses'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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