Wars of the Roses

Weblinks to resources to support the Wars of the Roses course including audio, downloadable books, and videos

General Background

The Hollow Crown (2012- Richard II, Henry IV parts 1 and 2, and Henry V) & The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (2016 - Henry VI part 1, Henry VI parts 2 and 3 combined and Richard III) from the BBC no longer on i-player but

the BBC press pack on the Hollow Crown series is here... http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/hollow-crown-RIII.pdf

various podcasts http://www.historyextra.com/feature/richard-iii/top-10-plantagenet-podca...

The history of England from the accession of Richard II to the death of Richard III (1377-1485) - Charles Oman (downloadable book) https://archive.org/details/historyofengland00oman

An English Chronicle of the Reigns of Richard II., Henry IV., Henry V., and Henry VI. by Camden Society (Great Britain) (downloadable book) https://archive.org/details/anenglishchronic00camduoft

The Black Death

In Our Time - The Black Death (BBC Radio 4) - Melvyn Bragg (discussion) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00bcqt8

The Black Death, Economic and Social Change and the Great Rising of 1381 in Hertfordshire (downloadable paper) http://www.medievalists.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/white.pdf

The Peasants’ Revolt

The Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 – R B Dobson (downloadable book) https://archive.org/details/peasantsrevoltof01dobs

The Great Revolt of 1381 – C Oman (downloadable book) http://socserv2.mcmaster.ca/~econ/ugcm/3ll3/oman/revolt.pdf

The Rising in East Anglia in 1381 – E Powell (downloadable book) https://archive.org/details/risingineastangl00poweuoft

The Black Death, Economic and Social Change and the Great Rising of 1381 in Hertfordshire – I White (downloadable paper) http://www.medievalists.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/white.pdf

The Peasants' Revolt of 1381 - Tony Robinson (video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6pZTBxNTMc

Paul Foot Speaks! The Peasant's Revolt of 1381 (talk) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvEGNnL5IZo&list=PL4IldqWmqPptf8DNZdPWLg...

The Peasants' Revolt - In Our Time (BBC Radio 4) - Melvyn Bragg (discussion) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0038x8s

John Wycliffe and the Lollards

The Story of John Wycliffe (old video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0tYFqxIQHM

John Wycliffe by John Laird Wilson (1884) biography http://lollardsociety.org/pdfs/Wilson_WycliffePatriotReformer.pdf

The Twelve Conclusions of the Lollards http://sites.fas.harvard.edu/~chaucer/special/varia/lollards/lollconc.htm

SIXTEEN POINTS ON WHICH THE BISHOPS ACCUSE THE LOLLARDS http://www.umsl.edu/~gradyf/medieval/sixteenpoints.htm

14th & 15th century Kings

The history of England from the accession of Henry III. to the death of Edward III (1216-1377) by Tout, T. F. (Thomas Frederick), 1855-1929 (downloadable book) https://archive.org/details/historyofengland00toutrich

Richard II by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879 (downloadable book) https://archive.org/details/richardsecond00abboiala

History of England under Henry the Fourth by Wylie, James Hamilton, 1844-1914 (downloadable book) https://archive.org/details/historyofengland04wyliuoft

Henry V, the typical mediaeval hero by Kingsford, Charles Lethbridge (1901) https://archive.org/details/henryvtypicalmed00kinguoft(downloadable book)

The religious life of King Henry VI by Gasquet, Francis Aidan, 1846-1929 (downloadable book) https://archive.org/details/religiouslifeofk00gasquoft

Margaret of Anjou – Jacob Abbot (audio book) https://librivox.org/margaret-of-anjou-by-jacob-abbott/

Edward the Fourth by Stratford, Laurence (downloadable book) https://archive.org/details/edwardthefourth00stratuoft

Hundred Years War

In Our Time – Agincourt - In Our Time (BBC Radio 4) - Melvyn Bragg (discussion) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p004y25q

England and the Hundred Years' War - Charles Oman (audio book) https://archive.org/details/england_1707_librivox

The Wars of the Roses

In Our Time - The Wars of the Roses (BBC Radio 4) - Melvyn Bragg (discussion) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00546sp

The Black Arrow - A Tale of the Two Roses - Robert Louis STEVENSON (1850 – 1894) (audiobook) https://librivox.org/the-black-arrow-a-tale-of-two-roses/

The Battle of Bosworth & Richard III

In Our Time - The Battle of Bosworth Field (BBC Radio 4) - Melvyn Bragg (discussion) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01ghc43

The History of King Richard III by Thomas More (downloadable book) http://www.exclassics.com/richard/richard.pdf

The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey (downloadable novel) http://www.fadedpage.com/showbook.php?pid=20131111