Wars of the Roses (disambiguation)


Wars of the Roses (disambiguation)

The Wars of the Roses (1455–1487) were a series of dynastic civil wars fought in Medieval England between the House of York and the House of Lancaster. The War or Wars of the Roses may also refer to:

*"The War of The Roses", a novel by Warren Adler
*"The War of The Roses" (film), U.S. film based on the novel, starring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner
*"The War of the Roses" (Shakespeare), a modern-day play cycle based on Shakespeare's history plays
*"The War of the Roses", nickname of the 1886 campaign for governor of Tennessee, contested by brothers Alfred A. Taylor and Robert Love Taylor, whose supporters wore red and white roses respectively
*the "War of The Roses", nickname of the Origin Series, rugby league matches between Lancashire and Yorkshire
*The "War of the Roses", a series between the Lancaster Barnstormers and the York Revolution of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The former professional baseball teams were called the Lancaster Red Roses and the York White Roses.
*War of the Roses (radio show), a live entertainment program that catches cheaters in relationships
*"War of the Roses", an annual event of The East Kingdom of the Society for Creative Anachronism


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