Former England lock Paul Ackford called The House Of Lancaster
a "highly readable analysis", adding that supporters should "not approach the Rugby World Cup without it," a testimonial with which it is difficult to disagree.
Rogers' article was influenced greatly by a contemporary work, Robin Storey's The End of the House of Lancaster
, published the year before, which presented a comprehensive new account of the drift to civil war.
This novel focuses on Elizabeth Woodville of the House of Lancaster
who married the reigning king of the House of York, Edward IV.
The badge of the house of Lancaster
was a red rose, and that of the house of York was a white rose.
The warring factions were the house of Lancaster
with its red rose emblem, and the house of York with its white rose emblem.
The man was a bit of a Lancastrian, it seems, just to confuse things, but by Shakespeare's time they'd got it all ironed out and the red rose of the House of Lancaster
and Yorkshire's white rose had been linked by the Tudors in one heraldic design.
One of their darkest conflicts was the War of the Roses, and the red-and-white Tudor rose is a symbol of reconciliation between the House of Lancaster
and the House of York.
The nearby village of Kingston-Lacy, in an analogous series of transactions, ended up as a parcel of the house of Lancaster
, having been granted by Henry I to the Norman earls of Leicester (L 5r).
Forbo Wallcoverings has designated three independent distributing firms to represent all future collections marketed under the Mayfair, Kingfisher, House of Lancaster
, Contour and Salubra brands.
But since we're dealing in oxymorons, it will come as no surprise that the House of Lancaster
appears to be based on an industrial estate at Bloxwich in the West Midlands.
Beginning in 1464, it finds Edward leading the House of York in a battle royal with his own family's House of Lancaster
The year was 1464 and England had been at war for nine years, battling over who was the rightful king with a war between two sides of the same family, the House of York and the House of Lancaster
The year is 1464 and England has been at war for nine years battling over who is the rightful King of England - a war between two sides of the same family, The House of York and The House of Lancaster