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Cross and Compass: The War of the Roses

Hosted by: Shire of Silfren Mere

Start Date: 8/18/2012 Thru End Date: 8/19/2012 47
Floyd County Fairgrounds
2516 7 Mile Road (Highway 14)
Charles City IA 50616

Planned Activities: Armored Combat , Archery , Classes , Equestrian , Youth Activities

Co-hosted by the Shire of Silfren Mere (Northshield) and the Shire of Heraldshill (Calontir).

The Wars of the Roses were a series of civil wars fought in medieval England from 1455 to 1487 between the House of Lancaster and the House of York.

"England hath long been mad, and scarr'd herself:
The brother blindly shed the brother's blood;
The father rashly slaughter'd his own son;
The son, compell'd, been butcher to the sire.
All this divided York and Lancaster.”

    -- William Shakespeare, Richard III

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