TQ9045 : Rose & Crown, Munday Bois

taken 11 months ago, near to Pluckley Thorne, Kent, Great Britain

Rose & Crown, Munday Bois
Rose & Crown, Munday Bois
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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TQ9045, 53 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 November, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 October, 2020
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9081 4549 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.6081N 0:43.7049E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9081 4551
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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