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Monk Bar, the home of the Richard III Experience, is hosting a series of special installations commemorating the re-interment of the last Plantagenet King of England in 2015.
Barley Hall’s ‘Power & Glory’ exhibition is now home to some of the most beautiful costumes from the smash hit BBC series, Wolf Hall, adapted from the international bestseller by Hilary Mantel.
Discover 3 great attractions for 1 great price with our new Medieval Pass. Explore our hidden gem of Barley Hall and experience the impact two rival Kings had on York, all with 12 months free admission.
Richard III, the last Plantagenet King of England, ruled for two years from 1483 to 1485. His short reign was marked by controversy, rebellion and challenges to his throne which led to his death at the Battle of Bosworth aged 33 years of age.
The walls that surround York are some of the finest and most complete in England. They extend for 2.5 miles and still retain all four of their impressive gateways into the city, called bars, two of which act as homes to the Richard III & Henry VII Experiences.
The first Tudor King of England ruled for twenty-four years after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth. His early reign was made unstable by rebellion & pretenders to the throne but he established one of the most celebrated royal dynasties.
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