The Practice of Keeping Retainers

King Henry VII

  Definition of Retainers In the Middle Ages the Feudal System established a link between the different classes. Under the system, land was provided in return for a fee or service. By the beginning of … Read more

White Rose of York

White Rose of York

   The white rose was first used as an emblem by Edmund of Langley, son of King Edward III. Edmund had been created first duke of York in August 1385 and chose the emblem soon … Read more

Red Rose of Lancaster

Red rose of Lancaster

  The red rose was first used as an emblem by Edmund, son of Henry III, in August 1265. He had been created the first earl of Lancaster by his father. It is believed that … Read more