The War of the Roses began in 1455 when the reign of King Henry VI of the House of Lancaster was challenged by Richard, Duke of York. Richard claimed the king's grandfather Henry IV had usurped the throne from the rightful king Richard II in 1399.
Where will the remains of Richard III be buried? Relatives of King Richard III who's body was unearthed in a Leicester council car park have won the right to bring High Court proceedings to challenge a plan to rebury his remains in the city. The group claims it was the King's wish to be buried in York. The last Plantagenet king was killed at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485 and is buried in the Church of Greyfriars, Leicester, UK
Dystopia Reading Challenge. Book 2: The Running Man by Stephen King/Richard Bachman