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1459 Oct, The Lancastrians defeated the Yorkists at Ludford.
Among the Lancastrians the 3rd Duke of Somerset was killed.
The Lancastrian forces were led by Edmund Beaufort, 4th Duke of Somerset.
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Edward IV went a little way to restoring this power but the spadework was generally done by Henry VII
The Wars of the Roses culminated in the eventual victory of the relatively unknown Henry Tudor, Henry VII, at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, where the Yorkist Richard III was slain, and the succession of the Lancastrian House was ultimately assured.
Whilst in retrospect it is easy for us to say that the Wars of the Roses were now over, Henry VII could afford no such complacency.
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Legitimate or not, Catherine herself was not a Lancastrian, but only married to one, ie.
At the time of the interview, I was steeped in historical research while preparing to play the Duke of York, Richard’s father, in an interesting compilation of scenes from Shakespeare's Histories (King Henry V through King Richard III) called The White Rose and The Red, largely taken up with The Wars of The Roses.
These two latter characters were indeed staunch supporters of the faction that was gradually to take on a clear Yorkist shape against the Lancastrian dynasty in the early battles that would scar English country-side for the many years ahead.
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