The Wars That Inspired Game of Thrones - Alex Gendler

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Arienne King
by TED-Ed
published on 02 February 2020

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-wars-that-inspired-game-of-thrones-alex-gendler

Beginning around 1377, medieval England was shaken by a power struggle between two noble families, which spanned generations and involved a massive cast of characters, complex motives and shifting loyalties. Sound familiar? Alex Gendler illustrates how the historical conflict known as the Wars of the Roses served as the basis for much of the drama in Game of Thrones.

Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Brett Underhill.

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TED-Ed, . (2020, February 02). The Wars That Inspired Game of Thrones - Alex Gendler. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1956/the-wars-that-inspired-game-of-thrones---alex-gend/

Chicago Style

TED-Ed, . "The Wars That Inspired Game of Thrones - Alex Gendler." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 02, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1956/the-wars-that-inspired-game-of-thrones---alex-gend/.

MLA Style

TED-Ed, . "The Wars That Inspired Game of Thrones - Alex Gendler." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Feb 2020. Web. 07 Feb 2023.

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