The Wars of the Roses saw a series of civil wars fought to gain control of the English throne in the fifteenth century. The bitter rivalry between the white rose of the House of York and red rose of the House of Lancaster eventually saw defeat for York, the extinction for Lancaster and the establishment of the Tudor dynasty during this conflict. This Wars of the Roses Souvenir Stamp Cover is part of the range of collectible postage stamps released to mark this period of turmoil.
This historical Wars of the Roses Souvenir Stamp is a lsquo;non personalised’ version of a traditional First Day Cover. This cover sports all eight special collectible postage stamps from the issue that marks the struggle for the throne of England that ended with the Battle of Bosworth im 1485. Unlike a traditional first day cover, this souvenir cover is despatched without a name or address printed on it.
The special stamps affixed to this souvenir stamp cover are:
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