House of York


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Related to House of York: House of Tudor, House of Lancaster
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Noun1.House of York - the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
Richard III - King of England from 1483 to 1485; seized the throne from his nephew Edward V who was confined to the Tower of London and murdered; his reign ended when he was defeated by Henry Tudor (later Henry VII) at the battle of Bosworth Field (1452-1485)
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The principal character is young Richard, born to the House of York, which is locked in a vicious, bitter, and bloody rivalry with the House of Lancaster.
The band features pearls and its roses are studded with rubies and sapphires - representing the livery colours of the House of York.
Shakespeare's portrayal of the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty, who died in 1485, has been questioned over the years.
The year is 1464 and England has been at war for nine years battling over who is the rightful King of England - a war between two sides of the same family, The House of York and The House of Lancaster.
WHERE: House of York, Charlotte Street WHAT: Well-presented apartment set within the Grade II listed frontage of House Of York.
Nine of Richard III's descendants said they believed the king, the last monarch of the House of York, would have wanted to be buried in the city.
Despite being the patriarch of the House of York, the king's accent "could probably associate more or less with the West Midlands" than from Yorkshire or the North of England, said Dr Shaw.
The new House of York development will include 18 apartments in the converted period building with their own Charlotte Street entrance.