The Wars of the Roses

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Can you name the people and events of the Wars of the Roses?

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Who deposed Richard II in 1399 sowing the seeds for the wars?
Name either of the houses who fought the Wars of the Roses
These two houses were related to which royal house?
The wars began in which year?
Who was king of England when the wars began?
Which wife of a king at times personally led her husband's faction during the wars?
Where was the first battle of the wars fought?
Which Duke of York was a king's father and was killed at the battle of Wakefield 1460?
Who was the 'Kingmaker' who supported two kings during the wars?
Who became king on 14th March 1461?
Which major battle occured in a snowstorm on 29th March 1461?
At which battle was the Kingmaker killed in 1471?
Edward, Prince of Wales, was killed at which battle in 1471?
Which twelve year old became king in 1483 but shortly disappeared in the Tower of London?
Who was crowned king on 6th July 1483?
Who won the battle of Bosworth and became king?
In what year was the battle of Bosworth fought?
One last minor battle was fought where in 1487?
Along with two kings, which Duke is suspected of murduring Edward V?
Which Duke and brother of two kings does Shakespeare have drowned in a butt of Malmsey wine?
What is the name of the house established by Henry VII?

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