History of War

THE WHITE ROSE & THE TUDORS

Source:   The last stand of Colonel Martin Schwartz and his German mercenaries at the Battle of Stoke Field. This victory for Henry VII was the last major battle of the Wars of the Roses  

Perkin Warbeck was a determined imposter who claimed to be Richard, Duke of York

Lambert Simnel was pardoned by Henry VII and was sent to work in the royal kitchens

“FOR ALL HIS HIGH WORDS ABOUT HIS JUST TITLE, IT WAS IN FACT AS SHAKY AS CAN BE WITHOUT BEING NON-EXISTENT. FROM THE START [HENRY VII] WAS THREATENED WITH PLOTS BY FRESH OPPONENTS. HE HAD TO COPE WITH ARMED UPRISINGS BY ENEMIES WHO WERE ALSO HIS SUBJECTS, SURVIVING WITH DIFFICULTY” Contemporary historian Polydore Vergil

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