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The Causes Of The Wars Of The Roses Short Term Causes Notes

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History Revision Notes Unit 1 A6. The Causes of the Wars of the Roses. SHORT-TERM CAUSES. Summary: The short-term causes of the Wars of the Roses lie in Henry VI's difficulties in governing, 1450-55:

Losses in France

Financial weakness of the crown

The position and claims of Richard, Duke of York

The personal deficiencies of Henry

Personality of Margaret of Anjou

Local rivalries of powerful magnates



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