Wars of the Roses 1450-1459

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Clues

  • 23rd September 1459, a battle where Lord Audely intercepted yorkist forces (Salisbury) from meeting ork and Warwick in Ludlow...the yorkists won (5, 5)
  • A rebellion in 1450 caused by the 'traitors' and 'evil counsellors' around the king and the loss of Normandy (5, 9)
  • An act passed by York as protector to revoke all land grants made. (3, 2, 10)
  • Battle on the 22nd May 1455 (2, 6)
  • Lands lost because of Somerset and one of the reasons why the Duke of York returned to England (4, 2, 8)
  • March 1458, a day for the nobles to reconcile after the battles that had occurred (4, 3)
  • The Queen of England and Henry VI's wife (8, 2, 5)

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