The White Rose Blooms - A Collaborative Timeline

March-May 1484
March 1484: The new King of France, Charles, invades Brittany, intending to force the Bretons to repudiate little Anne's English match. Unfortunately for the French King, Anne is smuggled from Nantes to St Malo and thence across the sea to Portsmouth. There, she is greeted by the Marquess of Dorset and taken to London, honoured as the Duchess of York all the way.

April 1484: Eager to ensure the French can't stop the match, Edward has Richard of Shrewsbury's match to Anne of Brittany celebrated in the glamorous surroundings of Windsor Castle. After the ceremony, the seven-year-old Duchess of Norfolk is sent to join her new sisters in their grandmother's residence at Baynard's Castle. She will remain under the guidance of Cecily, Duchess of York, until she comes of age in 1490.

May 1484: Elizabeth of York is sent to Munich to marry the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian. Sadly for her new sister, however, news comes that Francis II of Brittany has fallen in battle defending his Duchy's independence. The seven-year-old Anne is now Duchess of Brittany, making her eleven-year-old husband Duke of Brittany jure uxoris.
 
June-August 1484
June 1484
An army from Burgundy, lead by Maximillian invades France forcing Charles to leave Brittany, and an English one lands in Rennes, relieves the siege and captures French main commanders, Angouleme and Orleans.

July 1484
Charles is defeated and captured in the second battle of Monthlery;

Augurt 1484
Charles signs the Treaty of Dijon; Bugundy in its integrality returns ti Phillip IV, Charles is bethroted to little Margaret and Richard and Anna are reckognized as rulers of Brittany.
 
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1485
January 1485: Edward IV’s health once again begins to decline. Margaret Beaufort, Dowager Countess of Richmond, pleads with the King and Queen to have her only son, Henry Tudor, returned to England, ending his exile. Edward IV is willing to accept Henry Tudor in his court, but Queen Elizabeth is more cautious. After all, Henry is the last Lancastrian claimant. Elizabeth Woodville does however trust her friend Margaret, and Henry returns, swearing loyalty to King Edward and the Yorkist dynasty.

February 1485: Henry Tudor is restored as Earl of Richmond. He is also married to Elizabeth de la Pole, the King of England’s niece. The widowed Anne Neville was seriously considered, but after her son, the Duke of Gloucester’s, improvement in health, her wish to remain widowed was followed. Jasper Tudor, once Earl of Pembroke, is held in the Tower of London.

April 1485: Elizabeth, Countess of Richmond announces she is pregnant. Jasper Tudor is executed by beheading after a small trial.

May 1485: Elizabeth of York finally marries Emperor Maximilian I, after various delays due to illness and other trivial matters. Maximilian is still mourning his dead wife, Mary, Duchess of Burgundy, but Elizabeth quickly charms Maximilian with her kind and gentle personality. She also forms a strong bond with her step-children, Philip and Margaret.

June 1485: Constance of York dies, devastating her parents.

-someone can fill in July-November 1485-

December 1485: Edward IV, after months of an ailment now most likely thought to be type 2 diabetes, finally passes. Edward V is ready to take the crown, and he manages to begin his reign without a regent.

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Edward V, King of England
 
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January-March 1486
January 1486: Henry Tudor and Elizabeth de la Pole, share their first child, a boy whom they named Edward in honour of the King. A letter from Henry to Margaret shows that the name Jasper was seriously considered, but was ultimately rejected due to fears it would invoke Edward V’s suspicions.

March 1486: Edward and Kuningunde’s wedding is scheduled to occur in May of that year. Preparations are made for the wedding and a final dowry is agreed to.
 
March 1486-December 1486
November 1485
Elisabeth of York is pregnant

March 1486
Matthias I of Hungary marries Lucrezia de Medici; the girls dowry, 4.000 Florins is a huge boost for the kingdom treasurey;

April 1486
Battle of Valencia, Ferdinand II is captured by Abu'l-Hasan Ali of Granada. To Ransom her husband Isabella pays an heavy sum which allows the Sultan to resupplies his armies; still the Catholic Monarchs are at the advantage and their momento is only slowed;" the war maybe will be longer but it will be won" Isabella promise toher confessor.

May 1486
Lucrezia announces she is pregnant.

June 1486
Kunigunde of Habsburg marries Edward V

July 1486
The Duke of Orleans and the Duke of Angouleme are ramsomed back to France

August 1486
Elisabeth gives birth to Eduard of Habsburg; both mother and son are healthy.

September 1486
Kunigunde announces she is pregnant.

October 1486
Isabella of Castille is pregnant again, she takes it as a sign god forgave her for signing the treaty of Zamora.

November 1486
Ludovico Sforza is killed in an hunting incident; Bona of Savoia returns in Milan with her son Gian Galeazzo Maria who is taken out his prison of pleasures in Pavia.

December 1486
Lucrezia delivers an healthy boy, christened John, to Matthias, and recovers in time for the boys baptism, 25 december.
 
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November 1485
Elisabeth of York is pregnant

March 1486
Matthias I of Hungary marries Lucrezia de Medici; the girls dowry, 4.000 Florins is a huge boost for the kingdom treasurey;

April 1486
Battle of Valencia, Ferdinand II is captured by Abu'l-Hasan Ali of Granada. To Ransom her husband Isabella is forced to sign alongside him the treaty of Zamora, who signs the first time Muslims gains land in spain after centuries; Granada doubles its land and ends any vassallage relationship with the Catholic monarchies.

May 1486
Lucrezia announces she is pregnant.

June 1486
Kunigunde of Habsburg marries Edward V

July 1486
The Duke of Orleans and the Duke of Angouleme are ramsomed back to France

August 1486
Elisabeth gives birth to Edward of Habsburg; both mother and son are healthy.

September 1486
Kunigunde announces she is pregnant.

October 1486
Isabella of Castille is pregnant again, she takes it as a sign god forgave her for signing the treaty of Zamora.

November 1486
Ludovico Sforza is killed in an hunting incident; Bona of Savoia returns in Milan with her son Gian Galeazzo Maria who is taken out his prison of pleasures in Pavia.

December 1486
Lucrezia delivers an healthy boy, christened John, to Matthias, and recovers in time for the boys baptism, 25 December.
The child would be named Eduard, not Edward, as that is the German form of the name. Anyways, Ernst, Fredrick, Augustus, or even Henry is more likely than Eduard for the baby.
 
The child would be named Eduard, not Edward, as that is the German form of the name. Anyways, Ernst, Fredrick, Augustus, or even Henry is more likely than Eduard for the baby.
Well, Maximillian had no good relationship with his own father, so Frederick is unlikely; but he allowed Mary to name their son as Phillip (her grandfather) and so I guessed he would allow Elizabeth to name her son after her freshly deceased father.
 
March-May 1487
March 1487: Edward V decides that it is time to begin building his legacy and arranges plans for a campaign in Ireland to conquer the island. He decides that the Earls of Kildare, Northumberland and Shrewsbury, as well as his brother, Richard, Duke of York shall accompany him on this campaign.

April 1487: Kunigunde is pregnant again. This time she hopes to carry the child to term and has midwives, physicians and her servants surround her 24/7. This is to maximise her chances of carrying the child to term.

May 1487: Edward V now has an army of 7,500 men ready. Many of these soldiers are veterans of the Wars of the Roses, who are now itching for a fight. Edward reminds them of his Father and inspires them, increasing their morale. They plan to set sail for Dublin by the end of June.
 
June 1487
June 1487: The English troops face a setback due to tempestuous tides and unexpected Irish rain and storms that seem to last for weeks. Richard, Duke of York begs his brother to be allowed to turn back to England as he fears he is unwell. Ferdinand II of Aragon sires another bastard daughter with one of his wife's ladies, earning her ire. The young infantas Catalina and Beatriz fall ill due to the heat, and Queen Isabella takes to her chambers to pray day and night for her daughters' health. Edward V begins thinking of possible marriage for his other sisters. Which men would be good enough to be their husbands?
 
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