wife to king Edward lll..phillipa of Hainault whose marriage was celebrated at York minster in 1328......Philippa and Edward had fourteen children, including five sons who lived into adulthood and the rivalry of whose numerous descendants would, in the fifteenth century, bring about the long-running and bloody dynastic wars known as the Wars of the Roses.
The Rose Window - A Stained Glass Phoenix Rising From the Ashes: The Rose Window, a stained glass masterpiece high in the South Transept of York Minster, was nearly lost after lightning struck the Minster in the 1980s causing a severe fire in the Minster's wooden roof. The stonework of the Rose Window was completed in the mid 13th century but the stained glass was added near the end of the 15th century to commemorate the end of the War of the Roses and honor the Tudor dynasty.
Lady Anne Neville (1456–1485)-daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"), wife of Edward, Prince of Wales & wife of King Richard III of England. A main character in the Wars of the Roses (Yorks vs. Lancasters). She married Edward, Prince of Wales sealing an alliance to the House of Lancaster. After Edward dies, the dowager Princess of Wales married Richard of Gloucester; brother of King Edward IV-House of York. She became Queen when Richard seized the crown in 1483.
York Minster stained glass Rose Window - medieval stained glass. The circular window occupied an important place, especially in the Gothic churches of France, Spain, and Italy. Read more at Buzzle: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/style-and-characteristics-of-gothic-architecture.html
The Rose Window in the south transept. The York Minister. Its stonework dates from 1250, but the glass was added in the 15th century to commemorate the end of the War of the Roses (and the beginning of the Tudor Dynasty) through the union of the Houses of Lancaster and York. history-tudor-england
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