How did the Tudor Rose come about?

Tudor Conflict

In the fifteenth century, there was a power struggle between rival descendants of Edward III. The conflict between them is known as the Wars of the Roses. The descendants of John of Gaunt were Lancastrians … 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