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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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.
His heir Henry VIII's subsequent break with Rome and divorce from Katherine of Aragon, in the hopes of siring a son, led to confrontation with the surviving member of the house of York.
The work Quartz is undertaking at The House of York is reckoned to be a prime example of how smaller and medium-sized housebuilders are making their mark on the regions' construction industry.
During the financial year Glisten acquired confectionery maker F Fravigar, the trade and assets of Sunya, the assets, brand names and recipes of Penguin Confectionery and the assets of toffee manufacturer House of York.
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.
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.
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.
A scheming Richard, duke of Gloucester and younger brother of Edward IV of the house of York, resolves to inherit the crown of the ailing king and systematically plans the extermination of all who hinder his succession.
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.