Book cover of The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors by Dan Jonesby Dan Jones

The author of the New York Times bestseller The Plantagenets and The Templars chronicles the next chapter in British history—the historical backdrop for Game of Thrones

The inspiration for the Channel 5 series Britain’s Bloody Crown

The crown of England changed hands five times over the course of the fifteenth century, as two branches of the Plantagenet dynasty fought to the death for the right to rule. In this riveting follow-up to The Plantagenets, celebrated historian Dan Jones describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart until it was finally replaced by the Tudors.

Interview with the Author

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Dan Jones 
10/27/14         66 min

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Fresh views on the Wars of the Roses
9/11/14           60 min

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