Medieval

On this Day: 20 November 1459, The 'Parliament of Devils' assembles at Coventry

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On this day in 1459 the ‘Wars of the Roses’ between the houses of Lancaster and York took on an increased ferocity. Parliament had not met for three and a half years, since March 1456, when it had been dissolved following