TA0239 : Rose & Crown

taken 2 years ago, near to Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

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Rose & Crown
Rose & Crown
King Edward III used a golden rose as a personal badge, and two of his sons adapted it by changing the colour: John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, used a red rose, and Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, used a white rose. The dynastic conflicts between their descendants are collectively called the Wars of the Roses. In 1485 Henry Tudor, a descendant of Lancaster, defeated Richard III of the York dynasty and married Richard's niece Elizabeth of York. Since then the combined red-and-white Tudor rose, often crowned, has been a symbol of the monarchy of England.

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Date Taken
Monday, 2 January, 2017   (more nearby)
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Monday, 10 July, 2017
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Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0294 3988 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:50.6982N 0:26.2118W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0294 3986
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