Yorkist articles on Wikipedia
House of York
through the marriage of his younger son, Richard to Anne Mortimer that the Yorkist faction in the Wars of the Roses made its claim on the throne. The other
Apr 19th 2017



Battle of Stoke Field
period of Yorkist rule and initiating that of the Tudors. The Battle of Stoke Field was the decisive engagement in an attempt by leading Yorkists to unseat
Apr 24th 2017



Battle of Barnet
Edward's victory was followed by 14 years of Yorkist rule over England. Formerly a key figure in the Yorkist cause, Warwick defected to the Lancastrians
Apr 13th 2017



Battle of Hexham
allegiance from the Yorkist to the Lancastrian cause in 1469. After the Battle of Hedgeley Moor, the Lancastrians failed to prevent the Yorkists from concluding
Apr 24th 2017



James Harrington (Yorkist knight)
Audley near Blore Heath, in Shropshire, on 23 September 1459. Although a Yorkist victory, Sir James and his father, along with Warwick's brother John Neville
Jun 20th 2016



Battle of Towton
It brought about a change of monarchs in England, with the victor, the Yorkist-EdwardYorkist Edward, Duke of York—who became King Edward IV (1461–1483) having displaced
Apr 27th 2017



Battle of Blore Heath
the king. Yorkist The Yorkist force based at Middleham Castle in Yorkshire (led by the Earl of Salisbury) needed to link up with the main Yorkist army at Ludlow
Apr 27th 2017



John de la Pole, 1st Earl of Lincoln
Earl of Lincoln (1462/1464 – 16 June 1487) was a leading figure in the Yorkist aristocracy during the Wars of the Roses. After the death of his uncle
Mar 7th 2017



Battle of Northampton (1460)
in England. After the disintegration of the Yorkist army at Ludford Bridge in 1459, many of the Yorkist commanders went into self-imposed exile. The
Mar 15th 2017



Battle of Sandwich (1460)
Sir John Denham and the Earl of Warwick, Captain of Calais, now on the Yorkist side, defeated a Lancastrian fleet and captured several of its ships. Little
Feb 18th 2017



Second Battle of St Albans
of the Roses, fought on 17 February 1461, at St Albans. The army of the Yorkist faction under the Earl of Warwick attempted to bar the road to London north
Feb 18th 2017



Ricardian (Richard III)
The Fellowship of the White Boar, Richard's badge and a symbol of the Yorkist army in the Wars of the Roses. Its membership was originally a small group
Mar 22nd 2017



Battle of Hedgeley Moor
between a Yorkist army led by John Neville, Lord Montagu and a Lancastrian army led by Henry Beaufort, Duke of Somerset. The battle ended in a Yorkist victory
Mar 15th 2017



Alice Chaucer, Duchess of Suffolk
Neville. This marriage brought Yorkist royal connections into the de la Pole family: Elizabeth's siblings included the Yorkist kings Edward IV and Richard
Mar 18th 2017



Wars of the Roses
the claim transferred to his heir, Edward, who later became the first Yorkist king of England, as Edward IV. His son reigned for 86 days as Edward V
Apr 27th 2017



Lambert Simnel
King Henry VII (reigned 1485–1509). Simnel became the figurehead of a Yorkist rebellion organised by John de la Pole, Earl of Lincoln. The rebellion
Apr 7th 2017



Battle of Mortimer's Cross
the death of the Duke of York at Wakefield the previous December, the Yorkists were led by his 18-year-old son Edward, now 4th duke of York. He sought
Mar 20th 2017



White Rose of York
the Virgin Mary, who is often called the Mystical Rose of Heaven. The Yorkist rose is white in colour, because in Christian liturgical symbolism, white
Mar 25th 2017



1460s in England
Harlech Castle. 19 JulyLord Scales surrenders the Tower of London to the YorkistsYorkists; he is subsequently murdered by a mob. 10 OctoberRichard of York claims
Apr 14th 2017



Sir Thomas Kyriell
Parliament. There he showed himself a Yorkist, by his opposition to Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset. He was openly a Yorkist commander by 1460, as heavy fighting
Dec 9th 2016



John de Mowbray, 3rd Duke of Norfolk
of the Yorkist faction. However, in 1459, he swore allegiance to the Henry-VI">Lancastrian Henry VI. He then quickly changed sides back to the Yorkists. In February
Feb 12th 2016



William Bonville, 6th Baron Harington
century known as the Wars of the Roses. He was executed following the Yorkist defeat at the Second Battle of St Albans, leaving his six-month-old daughter
Apr 6th 2017



William Stanley (Battle of Bosworth)
Jane Stanley. They lived at Holt, Wrexham. William Stanley fought on the Yorkist side at the Battle of Blore Heath in 1459, whereas his elder brother Thomas
Feb 26th 2017



Thomas Charlton (speaker)
In 1459, he returned to Parliament. After the Yorkist invasion of 1460, he committed to the Yorkist cause and was one of the judges who tried the Lancastrian
Dec 1st 2016



John Scrope, 5th Baron Scrope of Bolton
Baron Scrope of Bolton, KG (22 July 1437 – 17 August 1498) was an English Yorkist nobleman. Born at Bolton Castle, Yorkshire, the eldest son of Henry Scrope
Oct 26th 2016



First Battle of St Albans
Somerset's past failures, or of animosity of the Duke of York. The 7,000-strong Yorkist army arrived and camped in Keyfield to the east. Lengthy negotiations ensued
Mar 19th 2017



East Stoke, Nottinghamshire
Stoke Field between Yorkist rebels (supported by largely Irish and Swiss mercenaries) facing the army of Henry VII. The Yorkists were arrayed on the brow
Apr 1st 2017



John Harrington (knight)
gentry. He was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Harrington, a retainer of the Yorkist earl of Salisbury. His father played an active role in the northern politics
May 9th 2016



1460
Lancastrian hands, are fired on the city of London, which is mostly in Yorkist hands. The Tower is surrendered on July 19. July 10Wars of the Roses:
Apr 2nd 2017



1460s
Lancastrian hands, are fired on the city of London, which is mostly in Yorkist hands. The Tower is surrendered on July 19. July 10Wars of the Roses:
Mar 18th 2016



William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke (died 1469)
father had been an ally of Richard of York, and Herbert supported the Yorkist cause in the Wars of the Roses. In 1461 Herbert was rewarded by King Edward
Apr 16th 2017



Edmund de la Pole, 3rd Duke of Suffolk
Stoke. After the death of his older brother, Edmund became the leading Yorkist claimant to the throne. Nevertheless, he succeeded to the title Duke of
Oct 20th 2016



Charles Ross (historian)
These influential books were the first modern comprehensive studies of the Yorkist kings' politics, retinues and landownership. 'Materials for the Study
Dec 13th 2016



Battle of Ferrybridge
was established on the north side of the river. Early next morning the Yorkists were ambushed by a large party of Lancastrians under Lord Clifford and
Feb 18th 2017



Stafford and Lovell rebellion
conspirators hoped to restore the Yorkist monarchy. Henry VII used spies to monitor the activities of known Yorkist supporters. Sometime in April 1486
Apr 27th 2017



John Zouche
MP for Hindon and John-Zouche Shaftesbury John Zouche (died 1586), MP for Derbyshire (UK Parliament constituency) John la Zouche (1459-1526), Yorkist nobleman
Dec 29th 2012



John Langstrother
Thomas Langstrother of Crosswaite, he was by 1453 a councillor of the Yorkist king Edward IV. He was an administrator of the Knights of St John of Jerusalem
Aug 2nd 2016



Sir John Donne
1503) was a Welsh courtier, diplomat and soldier, a notable figure of the Yorkist party. In the 1470s he commissioned the Donne Triptych, an triptych altarpiece
Nov 7th 2016



William Oldhall
Sir William Oldhall (1390?–1460) was an English soldier and Yorkist supporter, who served as Speaker of the House of Commons of England between 1450-51
Mar 12th 2017



William Bonville, 1st Baron Bonville
was an English nobleman, soldier, and administrator. He was a staunch Yorkist during the Wars of the Roses, and was executed following the Lancastrian
Apr 3rd 2017



Francis Lovell, 1st Viscount Lovell
being an ally, Lovell was Richard's best friend. Yorkist A Yorkist loyalist, Lovell continued the Yorkist resistance into the early years of Henry VII's reign
Apr 6th 2017



John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire
Buckingham. In 1461 he was made a Knight of the Bath. He fought on the Yorkist side at the Battle of Hexham in 1464. In 1469 he was made Steward of the
Apr 4th 2017



Thomas Vaughan (died 1483)
offices by HenryHenry. He was nonetheless a Yorkist by inclination, as were many Welshmen of the time. After the Yorkist victory in 1461 he became a loyal and
Mar 17th 2017



Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers
lieutenant of Calais in 1454–5, and to defend Kent against invasion by the Yorkist earls in 1459–60 (but was captured at Sandwich). He was created Baron Rivers
Apr 21st 2017



Humphrey Stafford (died 1486)
Stafford was an English nobleman who took part in the war of the Roses on the Yorkist side and was executed by Henry VII for his support of Richard III. Humphrey
Oct 31st 2016



Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset
the YorkistsYorkists had won the Battle of Northampton, but Somerset joined the Lancastrians at Pontefract in December 1460, captured a portion of the Yorkist forces
Apr 22nd 2017



Christopher Conyers (disambiguation)
Conyers of Hornby, owner of Crakehall c.1400 and ancestor of the Conyers baronets Christopher Conyers (knight), English fifteenth-century Yorkist knight
Mar 23rd 2016



Katherine Neville, Baroness Hastings
grandfather, William Bonville, 1st Baron Bonville who was executed following the Yorkist defeat at the Second Battle of St Albans. Katherine's second husband was
Jul 19th 2016



Sir John Clay
Sir John Clay was a combatant in the Wars of the Roses who fought on the Yorkist side in the Battle of Tewkesbury, fought on 4 May 1471. King Edward IV
Mar 16th 2016



Thomas Talbot (died 1487)
these men remained Yorkist in sympathy even after the downfall of the dynasty in 1485, and made the mistake of supporting the Yorkist pretender Lambert
Mar 29th 2017





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