House of York

1461 – 1485

The House of York was a cadet branch of the House of Plantagenet and came to power after the reign of the other cadet branch, the House of Lancaster, ended. The House of York was in power for less than three decades. During this period the printer William Caxton set up his press in 1476 to publish English works for the growing reading public, glass started to appear in european houses and in Loxwood the chapel of Ease was extended and the Mill and farming were central to the local economy.

Follow the timeline to see how the Loxwood evolved through the House of York and the end of the English Civil War, known as The War of the Roses

Edward IV

1461 – 1483

Edward V

1483 – 1483

Richard III

1483 – 1485

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