My Wars of the Roses Reading List

Actually, I have difficulty reading, so this is mostly audio books and some video.  And I’m frugal, so this is what I’ve found that’s free.

The Wars of the Roses were a series of dynastic wars for the throne of England. They were fought between iu_007supporters of two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet, the houses of Lancaster and York in several sporadic episodes between 1455 and 1487.  —

Librivox Audiobooks:

The Lives of the Queens of England Volumes 3&4  Agnes STRICKLAND (1796 – 1874) and Elisabeth STRICKLAND (1794 – 1875) —

Richard III (Makers of History series) Jacob ABBOTT —

Margaret of Anjou Jacob ABBOTT —

A Child’s History of England Charles DICKENS —

A Short History of England G. K. CHESTERTON —

David Hume, The History of England —

Library2Go —

This Sceptred Isle — BBC radio series —

Other library/free sources:

The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors by Dan Jones —

The Cousins’ War Series by Philippa Gregory

The White Queen — a British television drama series in ten parts, based on Philippa Gregory‘s historical novel series The Cousins’ War

Richard III:The Unseen Story (2013 TV Movie) — extraordinary forensic detective story explains how the discovery of Richard III was made, from the first cut in the ground to the final DNA analysis. —

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