The House of Beaufort: The Bastard Line that Captured the Crown

The House of Beaufort The Bastard Line that Captured the Crown The Wars of the Roses were a tumultous period in English history with family fighting family for the greatest prize in the kingdom the throne of England But what gave the eventual victor Henry Tudor

  • Title: The House of Beaufort: The Bastard Line that Captured the Crown
  • Author: Nathen Amin
  • ISBN: 9781445647647
  • Page: 247
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Wars of the Roses were a tumultous period in English history, with family fighting family for the greatest prize in the kingdom the throne of England But what gave the eventual victor, Henry Tudor, the right to claim the throne What made his mother the great heiress of medieval England And how could an illegitimate line come to challenge the English monarchy WhilThe Wars of the Roses were a tumultous period in English history, with family fighting family for the greatest prize in the kingdom the throne of England But what gave the eventual victor, Henry Tudor, the right to claim the throne What made his mother the great heiress of medieval England And how could an illegitimate line come to challenge the English monarchy Whilst the Houses of York and Lancaster battled directly for the crown, other noble families of England also played integral roles in the war grand and prestigious names like the Howards, Nevilles and Percys were intimately involved in the conflict but arguably none symbolised the volatile nature of the period quite like the House of Beaufort The story of the Beauforts, with their rise, fall and rise again, is the story of England during the period, a dramatic century of war, intrigue and scandal Many books have been written about individual members of the dynasty but never has the whole family been explored as one This book will uncover the rise of the Beauforts from bastard stock of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, to respected companions of their cousin Henry V, celebrated victor of Agincourt The Beauforts fell with the House of Lancaster during the 1460s and 1470s, and their hopes and fortunes came to rest upon the shoulders of a teenage widow named Margaret and her young son, Henry From her would rise the House of Tudor, the most famous of all England s royal houses and a dynasty who owed their crown to their forebears, the House of Beaufort From bastards to princes, the Beauforts are medieval England s most intriguing family.

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    About " Nathen Amin "

  • Nathen Amin

    Nathen Amin grew up in the heart of Carmarthenshire, West Wales, and has long had an interest in Welsh history, the Wars of the Roses and the early Tudor period His first book Tudor Wales was released in 2014 and was well received, followed by a second book called York Pubs in 2016 His third book, the first full length biography of the Beaufort family, the House of Beaufort, was released in 2017 and became an 1 Bestseller for Wars of the Roses He is currently working on his fourth book, Pretenders to the Tudor Crown, for release in 2019.Nathen is also the founder of the Henry Tudor Society and has featured discussing the Tudors on BBC radio and television, as well as in print and online media across the UK He has a degree in Business and Journalism and now lives in York, where he works as a Technical Writer.

  • 112 Comments

  • This is a book every history buff needs to read if they are interested in finding out about the roots of one of the most infamous dynasties in world history, who will continue to fascinate us in decades to come.I absolutely loved how descriptive how Nathen Amin was. From start to finish, I was hooked. And this is one of those books that I just had to re-read again because being a huge history buff, I wanted to see what important things I hadn’t highlighted. Turns out that with a book like this [...]


  • This book is a must-read for anyone interested in the late Plantagenet era. The Beauforts are a family that hovers around the edges of royalty for a century before they seemingly disappear . . . . except that the last Beaufort, by blood if not by name, is on the throne. Amin unravels the complicated family ties of the Beauforts, creating clarity for anyone who has wondered how this 'bastard line' managed to hold such incredible power. By the time of the Wars of the Roses, the Beaufort family had [...]


  • The House of Beaufort by historian Nathen Amin is a fascinating book that explores the origins of the Beaufort family. From the first born son of John of Gaunt and his mistress Katherine Swynford, John Beaufort, to the last legitimate heir, Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII; Amin examines the lives of one of history’s most extraordinary families. Born a bastard line, the Beaufort’s were eventually legitimized and at one point became indispensable to the Kings of England. Yet Fortun [...]


  • Enjoyable and very readable history of an overlooked part of the preTudor period. Lots of information new to me and clearly well researched with lots of original material.



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