Age Groups

The Wars of the Roses are often studied at A Level but this time in history is fascinating whatever your age. As well as the pages here, you will find the sections on maps and fifteenth-century life include interesting facts and pictures for everyone.

We will be gradually adding more pages to this section, so do come back and check to see what’s new soon. Or let us know what you would like to see for your age group.

The image above is from a fifteenth century manuscript of the Life of Alexander the Great. It shows Aristotle teaching Alexander and other boys. Although Alexander and Aristotle lived in the 4th century BC, the artist has painted a room and clothes of the fifteenth century. The manuscript is British Library MS Royal 20 B XX f. 10.