House of Lancaster

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n House of Lancaster the English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose
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Usage

In literature:

The contest for monarchy and succession, between the houses of York and Lancaster, laid England in a scene of blood for many years.
"Common Sense" by Thomas Paine
The Lancaster house gleamed behind its grove of evergreen trees as white and perfect as in its youth.
"The Yates Pride" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Many legends shortly became current about this warlike prelate, who was one of the most determined enemies of the House of Lancaster.
"Henry of Monmouth, Volume 1" by J. Endell Tyler
The cause of the House of Lancaster was lost; and with the victory of Towton the crown of England passed to Edward of York.
"History of the English People, Volume III (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Knotting Barnes was sold by the thirteenth Earl, whose fortunes had been impoverished by adhesion to the House of Lancaster.
"The Kensington District" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
The soldiers were all adorned with red rosettes, the symbol of the house of Lancaster.
"Margaret of Anjou" by Jacob Abbott
The history of this mighty peer is that of the whole of the contest between the two houses of York and Lancaster.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8" by Various
Clarence, who broke his oath to the House of Lancaster, is done to death by his brother.
"William Shakespeare" by John Masefield
The Houses of Lancaster and York, pp.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
THE HOUSE OF LANCASTER.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
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In news:

A review of The House of William and Merry on Old Lancaster Pike in Hockessin by Matt Amis .
(AP) — The root of every Stoltzfus in Lancaster County lies in a tiny stone, wood-shingled house tucked between Route 222 and the Tulpehocken Creek in Wyomissing.
The root of every Stoltzfus in Lancaster County lies in a tiny stone, wood-shingled house tucked between Route 222 and the Tulpehocken Creek in Wyomissing.
In an abrupt reversal, the city of Lancaster voted late Tuesday to be more welcoming toward minorities receiving public housing assistance, ending a discrimination lawsuit that it had steadfastly fought for more than a year.
Lancaster , 56 of Platte City, passed away Nov.13 at the Kansas City Hospice House.
Part of a larger branding initiative positioning Lancaster Pennsylvania as a vibrant cultural destination, local design studio Moxie House LLC created this publication giving both voice and vision to the small city.
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