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Posts Tagged ‘War of the roses’

The Lordship of Entwistle: From Edgeworth to Edgehill and beyond

Entwistle

As we’ve said in previous articles, although Lordships were often in place before William the Conqueror invaded, it was William who formalised their existence. Entwistle is very different in this respect, however. It was created in 1212, under King John’s reign, by one of his trusted knights, William… and it’s proved to have quite some…

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On this day 30th October, King Henry VII…

1485 – King Henry VII of England is crowned.  Henry won the throne when his forces defeated Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth field.  He was the last king of England to win his throne on the field of battle. The war of the Roses and the 15th Century is a particularly favourite period of history for us.  

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