Wars and social revolt. p. 18 Millennium 1. STUDY QUESTIONS. What was the reason for the “Hundred Years’ War and how did it develop? It broke out because of Edward III’s claim to the vacant throne of France. Tragic events such
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as the Black Death in 1348 compelled the two armies to interrupt the conflict more than
once. In the end the English lost all their possessions except Calais.
Richard III at the battle of Bosworth in 1485 and became the new king of England with
the title of Henry VII of England.