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Until the middle of 15th century the throne of England was ruled by the Lancaster family. In 1455 a rival family, the Yorks threatened the throne. The fighting that broke out between them was known as the Wars of the Roses. In 1485, at the Battle of Bosworth Henry Tudor defeated the Yorkist King Richard III and became then King Henry VII of England. The Tudor dynasty lasted 118 years.