This is a series of articles dealing with the British nobility beginning with William the Conqueror in 1066 and ending with Henry VIII circa 1530. The information within has been compiled from multiple resources and a bibliography will follow the completed work. Beginning with the Normans, the Plantagenets, the Lancasters, the Yorks, and then finally, the Tudors.
The House of York
Edward IV: He Acceded to the throne in March of 1641 but was deposed 9 years later and Henry VI is restored to the throne..only to be restored 6 months later after returning from exile from Flanders and defeating the forces of Henry VI. Considered an able and just ruler, he presided over a period of relative peace during which he secured trade agreements with Germany and the world saw the first use of the printing press, an invention of William Caxton in 1476.