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Yorkist

English history
a member or adherent of the royal house of York, esp during the Wars of the Roses
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The Yorkist Edward IV has been king for three years since his victory at Towton.
As mentioned earlier, Hardyng presents a secularized version of the Grail Quest in which Galahad and his follow knights establish a kingdom in the Near East, similar to what the Yorkists were hoping to do by claiming for Edward the crown of Jerusalem, and Malory, too, secularized to some extent his adaptation of the French Queste.
Henry's seemingly eternal willingness to forgive, not to hold past offences against the Yorkists and to accommodate York, did ultimately enable the defeated Yorkists to recover from their discomfiture and to prevail.
This resulted in three battles: Wakefield, at which the Yorkists were defeated and Richard killed; Mortimer's Cross, when Edward, Richard's son, defeated a Lancastrian army; and St Albans, where the Yorkists were defeated and Henry VI released from captivity.
Lancastrian troops decided to call a Parliament for Coventry, planning to ambush and seize all of their Yorkist enemies when they arrived," explained English Heritage manager Andrea Fox.
Costuming signals the growing political rift: the Lancastrians favor uniforms and black leather while the Yorkists are dressed in flashy gangster suits.
Other, somewhat later, examples in England from the time of the Yorkists and Tudors can easily be found to parallel her assertions; and in Italy the humanist literary production of Humphrey's correspondents and clients, such as Bruni, Bracciolini, and Decembrio, equally reinforce Saygin's position.
After a temporary reconciliation of Yorkists and Lancastrians, a marriage is arranged between Henry and the daughter of the French earl of Armagnac in order to seal a truce between England and France.
1471: The Yorkists defeated the Lancastrians the Battle of Tewkesbury in the War of the Roses.
1471: The Yorkists defeated the Lancastrians at |the Battle of Tewkesbury in the War of the Roses.
People on both sides of the Tees have the right to reassert their true identities which is why, not only Yorkists but our friends in Durham, should support the Back to Yorkshire campaign.
TODAY NATIONALMARITIME 1455: In the War of the Roses, the Lancastrians defeated the Yorkists at the Battle of St Albans.