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Romancing TreasonThe Literature of the Wars of Roses$

Megan Leitch

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780198724599

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724599.001.0001

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(p.189) Appendix Chronology

(p.189) Appendix Chronology

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Romancing Treason
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Oxford University Press

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Contexts*

Texts

1422

  • Death of Henry V; accession of his son Henry VI aged 9 months

  • End of Henry VI’s minority

  • Death of Duke of Gloucester when charged with treason

  • Impeachment of Suffolk; loss of Normandy; Jack Cade’s Rebellion; Duke of York’s discontent

  • Loss of Gascony; insanity of Henry VI

  • First Battle of St Albans

  • Confrontation at Ludlow from which Yorkists flee abroad; attainder of Yorkist lords

  • Battle of Wakefield (Duke of York killed)

  • Battle of Towton (Edward of York victorious; accession as Edward IV)

  • Lancastrians battle for the north

  • Treason trials of prominent citizens

  • Robin of Redesdale’s rising; Edward IV imprisoned by Warwick

  • Lincolnshire rising; Warwick flees to France and returns to reinstate Henry VI; Edward IV in exile

  • Battles of Barnet and Tewkesbury (Warwick and Prince Edward of Lancaster killed); Edward IV reigns again; Henry VI killed

  • Duke of Clarence executed for treason

  • Death of Edward IV; usurpation by Richard III

  • Battle of Bosworth (Richard III killed; Henry Tudor accedes)

  • Battle of Stoke (Yorkist pretender Lambert Simnel defeated)

  • First invasion by Perkin Warbeck

  • Rebellion in Cornwall; Yorkist pretender Warbeck captured

  • Death of Henry VII; accession of Henry VIII

1420

  • Lydgate’s Troy Book

  • Lydgate’s Siege of Thebes

  • Lydgate’s Serpent of Division

  • Lydgate’s Fall of Princes

  • Prose Siege of Thebes and Siege of Troy; King Ponthus and the Fair Sidone; prose Life of Alexander

  • Paston Letters concerning the Wars of the Roses

  • Hardyng’s Chronicle (1st edn)

  • Somnium Vigilantis

  • Pseudo-Turpin Chronicle; Knyghthode and Bataile

  • Ashby’s Active Policy of a Prince

  • Hardyng’s Chronicle (2nd edn)

  • Malory’s Morte Darthur

  • Chronicle of Rebellion in Lincolnshire

  • Historie of the Arrivall of Edward IV

  • Caxton’s Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye

  • John Vale’s Book; ‘Warkworth’s’ Chronicle

  • Caxton’s Godeffroy of Boloyne

  • Caxton’s Game of Chess (2nd edn)

  • Caxton’s Book of the Ordre of Chyvalry

  • Caxton’s print of Morte Darthur; Caxton’s Charles the Grete

  • Caxton’s Foure Sonnes of Aymon and Blanchardine and Eglantine

  • Caxton’s Book of Fayttes of Armes

  • Caxton’s Eneydos

1422

1437

c.1422

1447

1438/9

1450

1453

c.1450

1450–80s

1455

1457

1459

1459

c.1460

1460

c.1460–71

1461

c.1464

1469

1461–4

1470/1

1468

1469

1471/2

1470

1475

1480s

1471

1481

1478

1482

1484

1483

1485

1485

1488

1487

1489

1490

1495

Late 15th C. Prose Melusine; verse Melusine; Squire of Low Degree

1497

1500

  • De Worde prints Robert the Devil

  • De Worde prints Valentine and Orson

1509

1500s

1503/4

Hawes’ Example of Vertu

1505/6

Hawes’ Pastime of Pleasure

c.1515

Berners’ Huon of Burdeux

(*) This timeline of events follows Watts, Henry VI; Ross, Edward IV; Hicks, Wars of the Roses; and Chrimes, Henry VII.