Music History during the Renaissance Period, 1425-1520: A Documented Chronology

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The Period from ca. 1450 to ca. 1490

A. BACKGROUND

1. THE RULERS OF THE NATIONS

a) England [continued from page 4]
(1) The House of Lancaster
(a) Henry VI ( 1422-1461 and 1470-1471) [continued from page 4] DurS VI, 107
i) The Wars of the Roses ( 1455- 1485) LanE, 293
a - A civil war that was fought between the House of Lancaster and the House of York
1 - Edward of York entered London in 1461 and was acclaimed king [ Edward IV] DurS VI, 107
2 - In 1470 Henry VI was restored to the throne but van defeated again in 1471 by Edward IV DurS VI, 107
(2) The House of York
(a) Edward IV ( 1461-1470 and 1471-1483) DurS VI, 107-108
(3) [Continued on page 219]

b) France [continued from page 4]
(1) House of Valois
(a) Louis XI ( 1461-1483) LanE, 302
i) Established the frame of the constitution
a - Lasted until 1789
ii) Stopped feudal anarchy
iii) Developed a clear basis for royal absolutism LanE, 303
(2) [Continued on page 220]

c) The duchy of Burgundy [continued from page 4]
(1) Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy ( 1467-1477) LanE, 303
(a) Musician and patron of music KenW, 14

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