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WHITE ROSE~ Edmund, Earl of Rutland (1443 – 60) was the fifth child and second surviving son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville. He was born in Rouen and was a brother of Edward IV and Richard III. Edmund died at the age of 17 after the Battle of Wakefield during the Wars of the Roses. He had fought in the battle at the side of his father. Said, he was executed by Lord Clifford, the one of the strongest supporters of Margaret of Anjou.

Boudicca, Celtic warrior queen, lead a major uprising that nearly caused the Romans to retreat from what is now England. She rode into battle on a chariot with her grown daughters fighting at her side.

King Harold II, the last Anglo-Saxon king of England, from January to October 1066. He was defeated and killed by William of Normandy (William the Conqueror) at the famous Battle of Hastings.

GEORGE PLANTAGENET, Duke of Clarence, brother of King Edward IV and Richard III. Privately executed by Edward for repeatedly plotting against him. Tradition has it that he was drowned in Malmsey wine. Married to ISABEL NEVILLE, daughter of the "Kingmaker" - Richard Neville - Earl of Warwick. Their 2 children were both executed because they had claims to the throne

Lady Anne Neville, Queen Consort of Richard III (1456-1485). The young widow was an English noblewoman, the daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick. She became Princess of Wales as the wife of Edward of Westminster. Her only son with Richard III died young and she herself died at the age of 28. She is the last Plantagenet queen.

King Edward IV portrait ( reigned 1461 1483 ) . Edward was made king by Warwiick , but Edward soon killed Warwick in battle . Edward had his brother murdered , but the crime haunted the King throughout life

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Scandalous women in British history

Isabella of France - one of history's most famous femme fatales, Edward II's French queen famously overthrew her husband with the aid of her lover, Roger Mortimer, in 1326. After her son, Edward, wrested back power, Mortimer was executed, but Isabella was allowed to live.