Outbreak of War

Causes of the outbreak of the Wars of the Roses

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  • Created on: 11-04-13 15:59
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  • Outbreak of War
    • Weakness of King
    • Failures in France
    • Ambitions of Margaret
    • Noble Rivalries
  • H6 goes mad, Aug '53
    • Weakness of King
  • Dartford, '52, York tries to get rid of Somerset, fails: no support
    • York puts Somerset in Tower
      • Somerset unpopular due to French losses
        • Nevilles support York: promised Chancellorships
          • York puts Somerset in Tower
          • Compared to H5 who conquered France
            • H6 is defensive and pious
              • H6 recovers Dec '54, releases Somerset
                • H6 goes mad, Aug '53
                • H6 was in £370k debt
                  • Financial Failures
                    • Outbreak of War
                      • Failures in France
                      • Ambitions of Margaret
                      • Noble Rivalries
                • Owed £37k to York
                  • H6 was in £370k debt
                    • Financial Failures
                  • Inability to reward nobility
                    • Nobility power base shrunk
                      • Inability to reward nobility
                      • H6 favoured Suffolk & Somerset
                        • Nobility power base shrunk
                        • Military defeats
                          • Maine, '48, for marriage
                            • Military defeats
                            • Lost Normandy '50
                              • Lost Gascony '51
                                • Undermined H6's credibility and prestige
                                  • Led to civil unrest
                                    • Undermined H6's credibility and prestige
                                    • Cade's Rebellion, '50
                                      • Showed public annoyance at Somerset
                                        • Cade's Rebellion, '50
                                        • Put down by London: weak King
                                          • Showed public annoyance at Somerset
                                          • Strong claim to throne
                                            • Ambitions of York
                                            • Replaced by Somerset in '47
                                              • Ambitions of York
                                              • Felt isolated, disappointed with rewards received
                                                • Powerful noble
                                                  • Loveday '58, fake show of peace
                                                    • Egremont Percy crashed Nevilles wedding
                                                      • H6 narrow power base
                                                        • Promotion of Somerset over York
                                                        • Promotion of Somerset over York
                                                          • Suffolk kills Gloucester '47, "treason"
                                                            • Percys supported Somerset
                                                              • Nevilles supported York
                                                                • Exeter resented York
                                                                  • York gained support from Dartford to St. Albans
                                                                    • Treaty of Tours '44, no dowry
                                                                      • Margaret of Anjou, wife
                                                                      • No gain for H6
                                                                        • Treaty of Tours '44, no dowry
                                                                          • Margaret of Anjou, wife
                                                                        • Power hungry, shown later

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