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Wars of the Roses, (1455–85), in English history, the series of dynastic civil wars whose violence and civil strife preceded the strong government of the Tudors. Fought between the Houses of Lancaster and York for the English throne, the wars were named many years afterward from the supposed badges of the contending parties: the white rose of York and the red of Lancaster. further reading (x)

“Swans” Austria, 1971 by David Hamilton


The young Elisabeth shortly after becoming Austrian Empress (by Amanda Bergstedt, 1855)


We Dornish are a hot-blooded people, quick to anger and slow to forgive.