Wars of the Roses: the UK’s 10 best heritage sites

The Wars of the Roses were a series of bitter conflicts that tore apart England and Wales during the late middle ages, killing tens of thousands of people, sending the crown bouncing back and forth between the houses of Lancaster and York – and eventually leading to the collapse of the Plantagenet dynasty and the rise of the Tudors. telegraph.co.uk

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One of the most strikingly preserved fortresses in England, Bamburgh Castle sits on a windswept headland in Northumberland

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