1455 to 1461

Events and consequences between 1455 and 1461.

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  • 1455 to 1461
  • Lancastrian Mistakes
    • 1455 to 1461
    • Act of Accord, '60.
  • Yorkist successes
    • Ambitions of York
      • Luck
        • Henry and Margaret
          • Battle of Blore Heath, '59.
            • 1st St. Albans, 55.
              • Battles
            • Ludford Birdge, '59,.
              • Battles
                • Wakefield, '60.
                  • 2nd St. Albans, '61.
              • 1st St. Albans, 55.
                • Northampton, '60.
                  • Battle of Blore Heath, '59.
                  • Wakefield, '60.
                    • 2nd St. Albans, '61.
                  • Mortimer's Cross, '61.
                    • Northampton, '60.
                    • Towton, '61.
                      • Mortimer's Cross, '61.
                      • Towton, '61.
                        • Luck
                          • 1% of population killed. {20,000}
                        • Weather in Yorkist favour.
                          • Towton, '61.
                            • 1% of population killed. {20,000}
                        • First victory for Edward Earl of March.
                          • Edward Earl of March becomes king.
                            • Act of Accord, '60.
                            • York killed.
                              • H6 released.
                                • Parliament of Devils; disinherited Yorkists.
                                  • Lancastrian Mistakes
                                    • Allow York to escape.
                                    • York feels isolated; fights.
                                      • Parliament of Devils; disinherited Yorkists.
                                        • Allow York to escape.
                                      • Capture H6.
                                        • Margaret seeks help from Scots.
                                          • Army in exchange for Berwick.
                                            • Margaret seeks help from Scots.
                                            • Self funded: pillaging.
                                              • Army in exchange for Berwick.
                                              • York: Ireland, Warwick & Salisbury: Calais.
                                                • Margaret shifts courts to Midlands.
                                                  • Margaret: power hungry.
                                                    • Henry and Margaret
                                                    • Showed to be weak king.
                                                      • King is essentially useless.
                                                        • Capture H6.
                                                        • Loveday, '58: Margaret had majority of control.
                                                          • Hated York for disinheriting her son.
                                                            • Yorkists popular with London's magnates and gentry.
                                                              • Yorkist successes
                                                              • King of England.
                                                                • Ambitions of York
                                                                • Act of Accord.
                                                                  • King of England.
                                                                  • Reversed Act of Attainder.
                                                                    • Warwick switching sides.
                                                                      • Brought money, castles and retainers.
                                                                        • Warwick switching sides.
                                                                        • Poor patronage.
                                                                          • Isolated Warwick; favoured Somerset
                                                                        • Isolated Warwick; favoured Somerset
                                                                        • Andrew Trollop switches sides.
                                                                          • Ludford Birdge, '59,.
                                                                          • Yorkist victories.
                                                                          • Lancastrian victories.

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                                                                          chloechappell

                                                                          Its deec, a mean lyk cant folt it or owt, just fil lyk the coding cud be better organised, mebs flowers 2 show the wars of roses, wiv dis in mynd, im onli givin 5/5 even doe u felld 2 menshun wot happend in 1463 onwuds or b4 1455.

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