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Hundred Years War & War of the Roses - Chapter Summary
Two important events, the War of the Roses and the Hundred Years' War, are both covered in these engaging lessons. Our instructors explain the Hundred Years' War between England and France and provide details about what led up to the conflict, as well as some of its most important battles. You'll also study the history and family tree of King Richard III, considered one of the most ruthless kings to have ever lived. Once you review these lessons, you should be ready to complete the following:
- Explain how Joan of Arc affected the Hundred Years' War
- Describe how the concept of the divine right of kings relates to the War of the Roses
- Outline some of the Tudor contributions in economics and the arts
Our short video and text lessons are a great way to prepare for a test or get caught up in class. Professional instructors created these lessons to help you learn important topics in an easy and fun way. If you like to study offline, use our printable transcripts as easy study guides that cover the most important keywords and topics. An instructor can provide assistance if you need help as you work through the chapter.
1. The Hundred Years' War: England vs. France
The Hundred Years' War was fought between England and France between 1337 and 1453. This lesson explores what led to the conflict and some of the decisive battles of the war.
2. Joan of Arc and the End of the Hundred Years' War
Joan of Arc was a French peasant who led French troops against England in the Hundred Years' War. This lesson provides a brief description of her life and actions in the war against England.
3. King Richard III: History, Family Tree & Death
Although he reigned for little more than two years, King Richard III is one of England's most widely known monarchs. He is regarded for his duplicity and ruthlessness. Learn how such a cruel and short-lived king rose to become a prominent historical figure.
4. England's Wars of the Roses
This lesson will focus on England's Wars of the Roses. It will highlight the key figures from both the Houses of York and Lancaster. It will also identify the importance of the divine right of kings.
5. England and the Tudors at the End of the Wars of the Roses
This lesson will focus on the Tudor Dynasty, which came to power after England's Wars of the Roses. It will focus on the contributions of the five Tudor monarchs in the areas of government, religion, economic and the arts.
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