The Earliest Roots of the Wars of the Roses: Edward II and Thomas of Lancaster?

  It may seem bizarre to go back to the reign of Edward II (reigned 1307-27) when talking about the Wars of the Roses, but bear with me. Edward and his cousin, Thomas Earl of Lancaster, got on together quite well in the early years of Edward’s reign. Gradually, though, a feud between them grew… Continue reading The Earliest Roots of the Wars of the Roses: Edward II and Thomas of Lancaster?

Admirers ‘Seek to have Henry VII Canonized’

Members of a new organisation, the Society of Henry VII, are seeking to have the late medieval king declared a saint by the Vatican. Mr. J.S. Artichoke, leader of the shadowy group, explained that his members had nearly all belonged to the Richard III Society, and that one or two had even held office within… Continue reading Admirers ‘Seek to have Henry VII Canonized’