The White Rose Of Mortimer?

Originally posted on RICARDIAN LOONS:
Most historians now accept that, while the white rose of York was a heraldic badge used by the house of York during the Wars of the Roses, the origins of the red rose of Lancaster can only be traced back to Henry VII.1 After his accession to the throne in…

A sword made for Richard’s son….?

The following is taken from an item in one of the Mortimer History Society newsletters. It was by a member, Stefan Zachary, and concerns a sword of state in the British Museum.   Mortimer Heraldry on a Sword of State  This sword is dated c1460-70 and it is said to be a ceremonial sword of the… Continue reading A sword made for Richard’s son….?