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Lancaster or York

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Lancaster or York

Post by SCW » Sat April 7th, 2012, 10:23 am

Who would you have chosen to support?

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Post by wendy » Sat April 7th, 2012, 1:37 pm

Coming from an old Kirkham family it would definitely be Lancaster. All hail to the Red Rose Crown!
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sat April 7th, 2012, 2:29 pm

Depends on the decade. I would have supported Bolingbroke and Monmouth. And then under Henry VI I would have supported York, and stayed that way through Richard III. After Henry Tudor's victory, being a pragmatist, I would have kept my Ricardian sentiments to myself.

But then, I have the advantage of 20/20 hindsight. :D

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Post by Vanessa » Sat April 7th, 2012, 3:10 pm

Well, as I'd back the White Roses seeing as I come from Yorkshire. And York is England's favourite city.
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Post by DanielAWillis » Sat April 7th, 2012, 8:09 pm

Being a very practical sort of fellow, I would have said "God save the King!" to whichever head the crown was sitting on on any given day.
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Post by Brenna » Sat April 7th, 2012, 10:45 pm

York all the way!!
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Post by rebecca » Sun April 8th, 2012, 2:54 am

I would wear an outfit which says....'I'm for team York' on one side and on the opposite 'I'm for team Lancaster'.... :D :D..Eerrr but then again perhaps I'd be shot twice from both sides! :D :eek: :D :p

I have always had a soft spot for Richard III.

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Post by SCW » Sun April 8th, 2012, 9:11 am

I've always supported the Yorkists . Maybe it also due to the fact that Edward the Fourth appeared to be more charismatic than poor Henry the VI.

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Post by DianeL » Mon April 9th, 2012, 11:37 pm

I'd probably be either figuring out Simnel's or Warbeck's game to get a piece of my own action OR (more likely) one of those smartassed Pythonian peasants discussing reasonable systems of government over my hoe in the muddy field, sneering a lot.
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Post by Nefret » Tue April 10th, 2012, 2:49 am

Not sure, but I lean towards York.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
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