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.
As Duke of York he was never destined to become King, ignored by his father, treated as an irrelevance by his dominant grandmother and as an inferior nuisance by the heir to the throne he seeks comfort from a street prophecy about a glorious ruler, yet to come, from the House of York
The cause of the house of York
did not end at Bosworth in 1485.
Quartz, which was founded in 2004 by Sean Tredgold and Tom Cullingford, is developing The House of York
, a development of 34 one and two-bedroom apartments, on the site of a disused warehouse in the Jewellery Quarter.