History

posted by .

Who were the English Monarchs during the War of the Roses? And the Hundred Years War?

During the wars of the roses, was it just Edward IV, Edward V, and Richard III? My teacher said there were four or five of them.

And for the hundred years war was it just Richard III, Henry IV, Henry V, and Henry VI?

We have to do a time line of the English monarchs from William the Conqueror to Oliver Cromwell (supposed to be 23 monarchs)and we can't include the Wars of the Roses Monarchs or hundred years war monarchs.

The point is to explain how England went or an absolute monarch to a constitutional one. Any hints on that? :) I guess I could look at what each one did during his or her rule and see if anything helps to change the monarchy.

  • History -

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wars_of_the_Roses
    Be sure to check out the references and external links at the bottom of this webpage, as well as the links throughout the page.

    http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/War_of_Roses.html

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=hundred+years+war+England

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=english+monarchs

    "An example of a system that changed from an absolute to constitutional monarchy is England, with the signing of the Magna Carta, which Britannia.com describes as, “The Great Charter of English liberty granted (under considerable duress) by King John at Runnymede on June 15, 1215.” It is basically a document wherein the King, rather reluctantly, agreed to rule within a set of guidelines decided on by the English Barons who wrote it. It was a result of perceptions of the king as abusive and a failure at both domestic and international policymaking. It was also a result of conflicts between the Catholic Church and the Church of England, which disagreed about the role of the king. The abovementioned Barons took London by force (actually, the people opened the gates for them) and forced the king to sign the document. It had to be resigned because John died a year later, and nine-year-old Henry III took the throne. Henry reissued it himself again when he turned 18."
    from http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/node/415465

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. History

    I asked a question about the monarchs of England earlier, and I did my timeline. Except there are supposed to be 23, and I only have 22. I am not supposed to add the monarchs of the Hundred years War or the Wars of the Roses. Can someone …
  2. SOCIALS 11

    what was the quote of Sir Edward Grey during the beginning of World War 1?
  3. English Literature

    I've posted a couple times before but I'm still at a lost, your team has been very helpful, if I could bother you once more. I have to write an essay based on four different wars - The Iliad, War and Peace, Richard III and Henry IV, …
  4. World History

    1. The Cossacks were a nomadic people who a. led the Russian expansion overseas b. led the Russian expansion eastward towards Siberia c. led the Russian political expansion south and west d. led the Russian expansion to the new world …
  5. English

    I still have to add a few sentences on history. Thank you very much. 1) War with France broke out in 1337 when Edward III claimed the crown of France because his mother was the French king's sister. This was the beginning of the Hundred …
  6. 3rd math

    The flower shop just received a shipment of 432 roses. They need to fill an order for 273 roses. Use any method to how many roses they will have left.
  7. History

    6.)What does the phrase, "swapping horses in the middle of the stream, "mean, and who said it?
  8. Statistic

    A bouquet of roses is to be composed by a florist. Six roses are chosen at random from four red roses and five white roses. In how many ways can the bouquet of roses be composed if there must be more white roses than red roses?
  9. Math

    A flower garden has three times as many red roses as pink roses. Twice the number of red roses is equal to four times the number of pink roses increased by ten. How many red roses are there?
  10. Math

    A bouquet of 5 roses is made from 8 pink roses and 7 white roses: 1. Find the number of bouquets of 5 roses. 2. Find the number of bouquets of 5 roses in which three are pink and two are white. 3. Find the number of bouquets of 5 roses …

More Similar Questions