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By Peter Bramley

The Wars of the Roses (1455-85) observed the top of Plantagenet rule in England and Wales, and the accession of the Tudor dynasty to the throne. it's occasionally visible because the finish of the center a long time in England, and the beginning of the trendy period, and it prepared the ground for the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. a stunning variety of ancient websites from this turbulent interval live on: battlefields, castles, church buildings, monasteries. Peter Bramley's superbly illustrated box consultant and significant other to the Wars of the Roses offers complete info of either the occasions and the personalities linked to every one of those websites, including the ancient history and the explanations for the fight among the homes of York and Lancaster. prepared by way of sector, it covers the complete of britain and Wales, and offers precious details for somebody traveling or making plans to go to any of the websites attached with the clash, in addition to a person drawn to the heritage of this era in general.

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