House of York

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the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485

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The House of York's young and handsome Edward IV (Max Irons - Red Riding Hood, The Host) is crowned King of England with the help of master manipulator the Earl of Warwick "The Kingmaker" (James Frain - True Blood, The Tudors).
"King Richard III was the last King of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty which had ruled England since the succession of King Henry II in 1154."
As Duke of York he was never destined to become King, ignored by his father, treated as an irrelevance by his dominant grandmother and as an inferior nuisance by the heir to the throne he seeks comfort from a street prophecy about a glorious ruler, yet to come, from the House of York. The characters of his father's and his own court are brilliantly described, Margaret his caring mother who tried to persuade him to play the game and not outshine his elder brother, Catherine of Aragon who was kind to him but unable to provide the son he desperately needed, his boyhood friends and Anne the lady who would not play the name and become his mistress and like Catherine only delivered a daughter.
The cause of the house of York did not end at Bosworth in 1485.
Quartz, which was founded in 2004 by Sean Tredgold and Tom Cullingford, is developing The House of York, a development of 34 one and two-bedroom apartments, on the site of a disused warehouse in the Jewellery Quarter.
Workers at The House of York based on Norham Road were told to go home on Friday after parts of the firm were sold for pounds 120,000 to Blackburn-based sweets giant Glisten.
SWEETS group Glisten yesterday acquired the House of York toffee brand.
Confectionery manufacturers The House of York currently produce up to 25 tonnes of toffee a week at their Leeds factory, for distribution both in the UK and overseas.
. The White Rose of York (also called the Rose alba or rose argent), a white heraldic rose, is the symbol of the House of York and has since been adopted as a symbol of Yorkshire as a whole.
It focuses on Elizabeth Woodville of the House of Lancaster who married into the House of York. Seen as a means of uniting the two forces, it had no such effect, as you will see.