CVHF2021 talks by Thomas Penn

29. THE BROTHERS YORK: AN ENGLISH TRAGEDY

Thomas Penn’s fascinating account of the Wars of the Roses will take us inside the devastating conflict within the House of York. At its heart were three charismatic brothers, King Edward IV, George and Richard, who became the figureheads of a spectacular ruling dynasty. But with Edward’s ascendancy the brothers began to turn on one another, unleashing a catastrophic chain of rebellion, vendetta, fratricide, usurpation, and regicide.

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