The crown of England changed hands five times over the course of the fifteenth century. Historian Dan Jones talks about how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart until it was finally replaced by the Tudors.
From Joan of Arc to Henry V, whose victory at Agincourt marked the high point of the medieval monarchy, and Richard III, who murdered his own nephews in a desperate bid to secure his stolen crown, Jones takes a new look at this period. He explains the truth about the red rose and the white rose.
And he talks about how the British Royal family provided story ideas for Shakespeare and George RR Martin!
Dan Jones’ new book is The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors.