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  • 475) also suggests that he was not regarded as an enemy to the Yorkists, though a personal favourite of Henry's.
  • To the west on the borders of Shropshire is Blore Heath, the scene of a defeat of the Lancastrians by the Yorkists in 1459.
  • The Yorkists had many adherents in Ireland, and thither Lambert Simnel was taken by Symonds early in 1487; and, gaining the support of the earl of Kildare, the archbishop of Dublin, the lord chancellor and a powerful following, who were, or pretended to be, convinced that the boy was the earl of Warwick escaped from the Tower, Simnel was crowned as King Edward VI.
  • When France went over to the Yorkists, Kennedy, accepting an English pension, made a long truce between Scotland and England (October 1464).
  • Her fierce partisanship embittered her enemies, and the Yorkists did not hesitate to allege that her son was a bastard.
 

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