HIS1B - The Wars of the Roses Quiz

Simple facts test on the Wars of the Roses for background knowledge.

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When did The Wars of the Roses start?
1455
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When did the Wars of the Roses end?
1485
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Which House did Lancaster oppose?
House of York
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Who won the final battle of the Wars of the Roses?
Henry VII
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Which battle restored Edward IV to the throne in 1471?
Battle of Tewkesbury
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What was the Yorkist symbol?
A White Rose
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What was one of the main reasons why the Wars of the Roses lasted so long?
Edward III had many sons, which led to many lines of descent thus more people with claims to the throne.
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What other reason can be given for why the Wars of the Roses lasted so long?
Over mighty nobles
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Peter

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May I ask who the 7 monarchs of the War of the Roses are as I can only think of Henry VI, Edward IV, Edward V, Richard III, Henry VII(who was not really monarch till the end of the war of the roses)

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