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a member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster

a resident of Lancaster

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During the 1420s, the Lancastrians were able to establish a successful Dual Monarchy as a result of their military victories.
The powerful defender dug in his heels and turned down the Lancastrians, despite visiting their ground.
He said only 95 Lancastrians were built, compared to thousands of Lancasters, only two airworthy examples of which remain in existence.
As befits a team which hails from the home of crown green, a crack team of Lancastrians, internationals all, including captain Crawley himself, had the freedom of the biggest green they're ever likely to be allowed on, as they toured the ground to impress the locals with their grasp of how to roll a cricket ball.
Strohm argues that, while prophecy from an oppositional viewpoint undermined the dynasty, the Lancastrians nevertheless found an effective counter in retrospective prophecies which were validated by the progression of events.
This calls into question whether there was a `language policy' instituted by the Lancastrians, and this is the weakest link in the theory propounded by Fisher.
1471: The Yorkists defeated the Lancastrians at the Battle of Tewkesbury in the War of the Roses, killing Lancastrian heir to the throne Edward, Prince of Wales - the exiled Henry Tudor, a distant relative of the main branch, would pronounce himself the Lancastrian heir.
Our Historical Commission and Society work tirelessly to remind us who we are - Lancastrians. Knowing our heritage can help us decide what legacy we want to leave for future generations.
AS THE snow fell on Palm Sunday, March 29, 1461, Lancastrians and Yorkists fought in brutal hand-to-hand combat at Towton in Yorkshire.
But he stressed that the social event was about extending the hand of friendship to equally proud Lancastrians.
King Henry VII, your readers will recall, united Wales and England through the marriage of the Welsh Tudors and English Lancastrians.
Devon, who beat the Lancastrians 26-19 last year, will be looking to complete a hat-trick of wins having also taken the scalp of Gloucestershire in the 2004 final.
1460: The Yorkists defeated the Lancastrians and captured Henry VI at the Battle of Northampton.
After landing at Portland with an army from France, the Lancastrians, exhausted by their march, turned to face their pursuers outside Tewkesbury Abbey.
Both England captain Mike Atherton and coach David Lloyd are Lancastrians - and their chairman Bob Bennett is a former tour manager.