Mike Luoma

Nov 5, 2018

19 min read

The Plantagenet Wars: Destabilizing the Monarchy — Bolingbroke Takes the Crown

England’s Henry IV (Public Domain)

The Introduction to this series of articles called for renaming the conflicts that ripped apart the English Nobility in the 15th Century, advancing the commonly held idea that “The Wars of the Roses” is a useless term errantly applied to the second half of the 15th century’s dynastic conflicts in England, and advancing the new idea that we should, instead…