House of Lancaster


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Noun1.House of Lancaster - the English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red 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"
Lancastrian - a member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster
Bolingbroke, Henry Bolingbroke, Henry IV - the first Lancastrian king of England from 1399 to 1413; deposed Richard II and suppressed rebellions (1367-1413)
Henry V - son of Henry IV and King of England from 1413 to 1422; reopened the Hundred Years' War and defeated the French at Agincourt (1387-1422)
Henry VI - son of Henry V who as an infant succeeded his father and was King of England from 1422 to 1461; he was taken prisoner in 1460 and Edward IV was proclaimed king; he was rescued and regained the throne in 1470 but was recaptured and murdered in the Tower of London (1421-1471)
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Which colour of rose represented the House of Lancaster in the Wars of the Roses?
The eccentric contest dates back to 1455 when warring factions of the House of Lancaster and that House of York did battle in the nearby village of Stubbins.
Once we had chosen our side and pledged our allegiance to the House of York or the House of Lancaster we were treated to a dramatic horseback battle.
| May 22 THE wars in England between the the House of Lancaster and the House of York started today in 1455, at the Battle of St Albans.
Which flower was the symbol of the House of Lancaster? A White rose B Red rose C Black rose D Thistle 13.
Henry 4 Henry of Bolingbroke Dynasty House of Lancaster Parents: eldest son John of Gaunt and Blanche of Lancaster Authority: King of England and Wales, claims over France and Ireland Marriage: Mary de Bohun, Joan of Navane Children: 7 Henry V
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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. A pious yet weak king, at times of unstable mind, is incapable of preventing ruthless warfare.
Margaret of Anjou was the wife of Henry VI, last sovereign of the house of Lancaster. She was proactive in campaigning for her husband during the wars, but was consequently unpopular and slandered by her enemies.
The Starks bear resemblance to the House of York who were northerners and Lannisters who are compared to the House of Lancaster, the affluent southerners.
As for the House of Lancaster's Red Rose, despite claiming the Triple Crown for the first time since 2003 (their World Cup-winning year), they will be painfully lamenting their fallibility in Paris.