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Beginning around 1377, medieval England was shaken by a power struggle between two noble families, which spanned generations and involved a massive cast of characters, complex motives and shifting loyalties. Sound familiar? Alex Gendler illustrates how the historical conflict known as the Wars of the Roses served as the basis for much of the drama in Game of Thrones.
Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Brett Underhill.
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TED-Ed, . (2020, February 02). The Wars That Inspired Game of Thrones - Alex Gendler. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/video/1956/
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