Slides in this set
Long term reasons for conflict
Weaknesses of Henry VI (`undermighty'
`Overmighty' subjects (especially Warwick)
Issues between Lancastrians and Yorkists
Reasons for intermittent warfare up to 1470…read more
Long term reasons for conflict:
Feudalism was breaking down by our period.
Magnates increasingly using retainers to make
own private army and paying them a wage
Could lead to retainers
going to highest bidders!
Breaks down the king's
authority and leads to
`overmighty' subjects…read more