Here’s a little game you can play in The Pruning of The Roses – York Looks Out Over York. See how many things from Game of Thrones you can spot being directly inspired by this period. Hint: It’s quite a lot. (And yes, George RR Martin does happily admit that.)
And so, the next installment of the Wars of the Roses series is written. Several events that may seem hauntingly familiar to Games of Thrones fans take place. See for yourself tomorrow.
Richard of York has now effectively won the first War of the Roses. I’m sure nothing bad is about to happen to him.
Next instalment of the Wars of the Roses planned out – this episode,
Ned Stark Richard of York loses his head. Shame.
Wrote up my spiel for my recording for DW. Getting excited about it!
The Wars of the Roses kick off in earnest, with The Blooming Of The Roses – Richard of York Gives Battle In Vain.
Sometimes things go one way, then the other, and then wind up back where they started, just with a lot of people dead. And that’s how the first War of The Roses starts.
Planning out the initial War of the Roses now. Richard of York and Henry VI square off. Back and forth it goes, and even when you think it’s done it’s not. History is not neat.
The eve of the war is here. The Lancasters and the Plantagenets are about to kick off. It’s The Budding of the Roses – The King Who Wanted Peace.
Court politics, always fun. Tragic figures, comic figures, and people utterly convinced of their own cleverness. It’d be great, if it didn’t lead to war. Oh well. Tomorrow – editing, pictures, publishing.