*Note: This episode may include curse words or statements that may offend you, but let's be honest, that's what makes this one the most fun! This episode is my final episode before I take a brief break from recording - don't worry, I'll be back in September. When I made the announcement that I would be switching to seasons in order to be able to spend more time with my family I figured I needed my final episode to be a big one - one to hold you over for two months. I am [More]
When it comes to the Wars of the Roses I am most attracted to it because it's cousins fighting over the throne of England. Richard, 3rd Duke of York attempted to take the throne from his cousin Henry VI but failed. Eventually his son, Edward, Earl of March would succeed as Edward IV, but not without many battles of his own. These wars are what eventually led to the Tudor Dynasty - the one my site is primarily based on. The beginning: Edward III's descendants are behind [More]
John Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford, was the third surviving son of King Henry IV of England by Mary de Bohun. He was brother to Henry V, and acted as regent of France for his nephew, King Henry VI. He was married to Anne of Burgundy until her death from the plague in 1432. In 1433 he married Jacquetta of Luxembourg - future mother to Elizabeth Woodville.