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The Wars of the Roses Podcasts

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#Historical #fiction #author who is also interested in all matters historical. My main area of interest is #medieval #history, especially #TheWarsoftheRoses. Fictional series begins with #Feud

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#Historical #fiction #author who is also interested in all matters historical. My main area of interest is #medieval #history, especially #TheWarsoftheRoses. Fictional series begins with #Feud

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By Mcarna - Apr 29 2019
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Great bite size bits of history about this incredible period. I’m loving it!

Love it!

By Angela-2819 - Feb 02 2019
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I’m so glad I found this post cast! I find it very informative and easy to follow and understand!

iTunes Ratings

44 Ratings
Average Ratings
41
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2
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Excellent

By Mcarna - Apr 29 2019
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Great bite size bits of history about this incredible period. I’m loving it!

Love it!

By Angela-2819 - Feb 02 2019
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I’m so glad I found this post cast! I find it very informative and easy to follow and understand!
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The Wars of the Roses Podcasts

Latest release on Nov 24, 2019

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Rank #1: The Wars of the Roses 2 - Kings and Nobles

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In Part 2 of the Wars of the Roses podcast series, I examine the minority of Henry VI and the role it played in the wars.
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May 07 2018

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Rank #2: The Wars of the Roses 4 - Bitter Rivals: York and Somerset

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In Part 4 of the Wars of the Roses podcast series, I look at the beginning of the rivalry between Richard, Duke of York, and Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset.
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May 25 2018

11mins

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Rank #3: The Wars of the Roses 37 - A Stormy Autumn...

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Richard III is king, but in the deep south trouble is brewing and Henry Tudor waits in Brittany...

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May 25 2019

17mins

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Rank #4: The Wars of the Roses 3 - Henry VI: Saint or Simpleton?

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In Part 3 of the Wars of the Roses podcast series, I take a look at the reign of Henry VI up to 1450 and in particular how Henry's personality impacted on his policies.

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May 16 2018

11mins

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Rank #5: The Wars of the Roses 24 - 1471 Coming in by the Windows...

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King Edward IV has fled to Flanders, leaving his queen and his daughters in sanctuary. Warwick is now in control with an ailing Henry VI restored to the throne. What can Edward do to turn things around?

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Dec 08 2018

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Rank #6: The Wars of the Roses 35 - When is a King not a King?

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Why did loyal Richard of Gloucester seize the throne from his 12 year old nephew?
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Apr 26 2019

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Rank #7: The Wars of the Roses 5 - Swords at Dawn? London 1452

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I examine more closely the York – Somerset feud and how it almost brought England to the brink of warfare in February/March 1452.
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Jun 01 2018

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Rank #8: The Wars of the Roses 36 - Kingslayer?

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Richard III has taken the throne of England, but what is to be done with his two nephews?

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May 11 2019

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Rank #9: The Wars of the Roses 6 - A Red Wedding? Trouble in the North in 1453

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I take a look at the conflict brewing in the north of England in 1453 and how it affected the kingdom.
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Jun 08 2018

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Rank #10: The Wars of the Roses 28 - 1471 Peace, The Final Frontier...

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Edward IV has secured his throne - again. His enemies are all dead - now all he has to do is control his allies.
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Jan 25 2019

13mins

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Rank #11: The Wars of the Roses 31 - Gloucester, the Loyal Brother

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We look at the role of Richard, Duke of Gloucester during Edward IV's second reign.
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Mar 02 2019

17mins

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Rank #12: The Wars of the Roses 7 - "Fasten Your Seatbelts..." it's 1454

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The king's incapacity in 1453 throws the government into chaos. Someone will have to take charge - but who can be trusted?
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Jun 16 2018

13mins

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Rank #13: The Wars of the Roses 32 - Edward, Prince of Wales

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One of the central figures in the crisis of 1483 is the young king, Edward V. I take a look at what we know about the boy.
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Mar 15 2019

12mins

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Rank #14: The Wars of the Roses 26 - 1471 Another Bloody Meadow...

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Having defeated Warwick at Barnet, Edward IV must face yet another threat this time from the erstwhile queen, Margaret of Anjou and her son Edward of Westminster.
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Dec 22 2018

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Rank #15: The Wars of the Roses 13 - Winter has come...

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The Yorkists have possession of the king and are in the ascendant - it's 1455 all over again, isn't it?
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Sep 01 2018

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Rank #16: The Wars of the Roses 15 - 1461 The Bloody Meadow...

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At last the struggle reaches its first great climax, at Towton in 1461.
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Sep 15 2018

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Rank #17: The Wars of the Roses 27 - 1471 Peace in our time...

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In the aftermath of Tewkesbury, a few more challenges remain if Edward IV is to finally secure his throne.
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Jan 12 2019

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Rank #18: The Wars of the Roses 14 - 1461 Our Sun of York

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Richard Duke of York and his chief ally, the Earl of Salisbury, are dead. It's time for youth to play its part...
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Sep 07 2018

9mins

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Rank #19: The Wars of the Roses 20 - Warwick, the Wedding Planner

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Edward IV finds that keeping the peace is every bit as hard as winning the war. Law and order continues to be a problem and... in the north... something is stirring - something called Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick.
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Nov 03 2018

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Rank #20: The Wars of the Roses 38 - The Waiting Game...

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After the failure of the 1483 revolts, Henry Tudor returns to Brittany whilst Richard III seeks to establish firmer control over the troublesome south.
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Jun 08 2019

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