Bara Sensou -Sonnet of Seeds-

薔薇戦争-Sonnet of Seeds-

Bara Sensou -Sonnet of Seeds-
TitleBara Sensou -Sonnet of Seeds-
Original title薔薇戦争-Sonnet of Seeds-
DeveloperSi-phon
Publishers Mio
Relations
Sequel
Bara no Kishi Series - Richard Ou

Description

A grand romance taking place in Medieval England.

The Lancaster family under the banner of the red rose.
The York family under the banner of the white rose.

After the end of the Hundred Years War the separation of these two factions leads to continuing chaos.

Protagonist

Charlotte
Charlotteシャーロット 
Hair, Blond, Red, Sidehair, Straight, Waist Length+
Eyes, Green
Body, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Boots, Dress, Headband, Puffy Sleeves
Personality, Kind, Pacifist, Proactive, Watashi
Role, British, French, Nameable

Description

Her father is a Norman Englishman and her mother is French, having left her home country to wed him. Though bothered by how England is now continuously in a state of war, Charlotte takes the centre stage in these historical events; becoming deeply involved after having met Puck.

[Translation of her official profile.]

Main characters

Baron Clifford
Baron Cliffordクリフォード卿 
Aliasesジョン・クリフォード, Clifford-kyou, John Clifford
Hair, Brown, Short, Short Bangs, V Bangs
Eyes, Teal
Body, Adult, Pale, Scar, Slim
Clothes, Belt, Boots, Eyepatch, Jacket, Knee Pad, Scarf, Trousers, Vest
Items, Sword
Personality, Loyal, Nature Lover, Vindictive
Role, Based on a Real Person, British, Noble

Description

A nobleman who swore allegiance to the King of England. Since his father was killed during the war by Richard, Duke of York, Clifford strongly desires to get his revenge against the Yorkish side. In battle he shoulders a central role, fighting in a rage. Normally however, he has a side to him that is kind to the forest's small animals.

[Translation of his official profile.]

Crown Prince Edward
Crown Prince Edwardエドワード 王太子 
AliasesEdward Outaishi, Edward of Lancaster
Hair, Blue, Short, Spiky, V Bangs
Eyes, Blue, Sanpaku Eyes
Body, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Ankle Boots, Belt, Cape, Cuffs, Puffy Sleeves, Shirt, Trousers, Vest
Items, Sword
Role, Based on a Real Person, British, French, Prince, Son

Description

Heir to the throne after Henry VI, King of England, the crown prince has been specially educated since childhood. Strongly influenced by his mother Queen Margaret, he greatly desires to recover the territory that was taken by France during the Hundred Years' War.

[Translation of his official profile.]

Earl of March
Earl of Marchマーチ伯 
AliasesMarch-haku, Edward IV, エドワード4世
Hair, Blond, Curly, Curtained, Shoulder-length
Eyes, Blue
Body, Pale, Slim, Young-adult
Clothes, Belt, Boots, Brooch, Cape, Cuffs, Decorative Belt, Shirt, Trousers
Items, Sword
Personality, Proactive, Refined, Smart, Wise
Role, Based on a Real Person, British, Older Brother, Pet Owner, Prince, Son

Description

The distinguished eldest son of Richard, Duke of York, he is very wise and cultured as well active on the battlefield. The Earl of March named his beloved horse "Black Prince" out of his respect towards Edward III (who started the Hundred Years' War) and Edward III's son, Crown Prince Edward, the Black Prince.

[Translation of his official profile.]

Earl of Pembroke
Earl of Pembrokeペンブルック伯 
Aliasesジャスパー・テューダー, Jasper Tudor, Pembroke-haku
Hair, Brown, Curtained, Ponytail, Straight, Stubble, Waist Length+
Eyes, Brown
Body, Adult, Pale, Slim
Clothes, Ankle Socks, Belt, Knee-high Boots, Leggings, Pinafore Dress, Turtleneck Shirt
Items, Sword
Personality, Hardworker, Loyal
Role, Based on a Real Person, British, Legal Guardian, Noble

Description

A noble on the Lancastrian side. Since he devotes himself to the continuation of the House of Lancaster and opposes the Yorkish side, Queen Margaret has taken a liking to him. Currently, the Earl of Pembroke is raising young Henry (who will go on to become the Earl of Richmond).

[Translation of his official profile.]

Earl of Warwick
Earl of Warwickウォリック伯 
Aliasesリチャード・ネヴィル, Richard Neville, Warwick-haku
Hair, Black, No Bangs, Short, Slicked Back
Eyes, Cyan
Body, Adult, Pale, Slim
Clothes, Belt, Boots, Glasses, Pinafore Dress, Scarf
Items, Sword
Personality, Charismatic, Smart
Role, Based on a Real Person, British, Comrade, Friend, Noble

Description

The Earl of Warwick is a trusted friend of Richard, Duke of York, long fighting by his side. An intellectual nobleman who has been supporting the House of York, he wishes to strengthen relations with the Flanders district as they're commercially and economically booming. He's a masterful orator who's popular with the public but shunned by his enemies for being "insincere".

[Translation of his official profile.]

George
Georgeジョージ 
Aliasesクラレンス公, Clarence-kou, Duke of Clarence
Hair, Blond, Blunt Bangs, Bob Cut, Straight
Eyes, Blue
Body, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Belt, Boots, Cravat, Jacket, Puffy Sleeves, Shirt, Trousers, Turtleneck Shirt
Items, Sword
Personality, Ambitious, Boku, Confident
Role, Based on a Real Person, British, Prince, Son, Younger Brother

Description

Looking up to his father Richard, Duke of York and his older brother the Earl of March, George is a confident young man fixated on achieving military greatness to equal that of his brother's. Though he skilfully observes and studies the actions of those around him, George still unintentionally creates enemies due to his troublesome tendency to not listen to what others have to say.

[Translation of his official profile.]

Side characters

Charles the Bold
Charles the Boldシャルル突進公 
Aliasesブルゴーニュ公, Burgundy-kou, Duke of Burgundy
Hair, Brown, Short, V Bangs
Eyes, Brown
Body, Adult, Pale, Slim
Clothes, Belt, Knee-high Boots, Tailcoat, Trousers, Turtleneck Sweater
Items, Longsword
Personality, Ore
Role, Based on a Real Person, French, Noble
Engages in, Planning

Description

The eldest son of a ducal family that has continued to antagonise the French royal family for generations. Having come up with battle tactics that make use of artillery, Charles the Bold too, opposes Louis XI. Though he protects the Yorkish side, he's also aiming to seize control of Flanders. This proves to be an obstacle for both sides.

[Translation of his official profile.]

Commander Pike
Commander Pikeパイク隊長 
AliasesPike Taichou
Hair, Beard, Brown, Short, Short Bangs
Eyes, Brown
Body, Adult, Pale, Slim
Clothes, Armband, Cape, Knee-high Boots, Shirt, Trousers, Utility Belt, Vest
Items, Bag
Role, Commander, Mercenary

Description

The Swiss commanding officer of a mercenary corps that are contracted by the King of France. Since Louis XI has taken a liking to him, Pike is on poor terms with Charles the Bold. In order to gain intelligence on many nations, he often moves from one place to the next.

[Translation of his official profile.]

Deck
Deckデック 
Eyes, Hidden
Body, Adult, Muscular, Pale
Clothes, Barefoot, Belt, Bracer, Cape, Fingerless Gloves, Fur Coat, Hood, Mask, Shirt, Torn Clothing
Role, Thief

Description

A member of Black Crow, which is a trio of bandits hiding in the outskirts of London. They carry the blood of the Celtic people that were chased out of the country by the King of England in the past. Inheriting their ancestors' grudge against the King, they're preparing to revolt.

[Based on Black Crow's official profile.]

Fox
Foxフォックス 
Hair, Brown, Curtained, Short
Eyes, Brown
Body, Pale, Slim, Young-adult
Clothes, Baggy Pants, Belt, Boots, Bracer, Cape, Fur Coat, Shirt
Items, Bag, Bow
Role, Thief

Description

A member of Black Crow, which is a trio of bandits hiding in the outskirts of London. They carry the blood of the Celtic people that were chased out of the country by the King of England in the past. Inheriting their ancestors' grudge against the King, they're preparing to revolt.

[Based on Black Crow's official profile.]

Gild
Gildギルド 
Hair, Blond, Short, Straight, V Bangs
Eyes, Amber
Body, Pale, Slim, Young-adult
Clothes, Ankle Boots, Baggy Pants, Bracelet, Scarf, Shirt, Suspenders
Personality, Mysterious, Smart, Wise

Description

An intellectual that offers various advice to the protagonist throughout the entire story. He's well-informed and comes across like a leader with a variety of connections, but his true identity is a mystery. Aided by Gild's advice, the protagonist Charlotte takes on an active role during these historical events.

[Translation of his official profile.]

Hauser
Hauserハウザー 
Hair, Blond, No Bangs, Short
Eyes, Amber
Body, Adult, Pale, Slim
Clothes, Boots, Coat, Gloves, Jacket, Shirt, Trousers
Role, German, Merchant

Description

A German merchant hailing from the Hanseatic League, which is fighting against the Holy Roman Empire. Since England is placing their efforts in cultivating their own merchants, Hauser feels out of place. He's trying to make up for this by taking advantage of the East's current condition but due to his German background, apparently he's unable to mesh with the English.

[Translation of his official profile.]

Henry VI
Henry VIヘンリー6世 
AliasesHenry 6-sei
Hair, Grey, Shoulder-length, Straight
Eyes, Blue
Body, Pale, Slim, Young-adult
Clothes, Armband, Boots, Decorative Belt, Robe, Trousers, Turtleneck Shirt
Role, Based on a Real Person, British, Father, Husband, King

Description

Due to the circumstances surrounding the Hundred Years' War, Henry VI, King of England also became the King of France soon after he was born. However, as he continued to lose in the battles thereafter and lost a lot of territory, Henry also lost the trust of Queen Margaret (who left her home in Anjou, France to wed him).

[Translation of his official profile.]

Louis XI
Louis XIルイ11世 
AliasesLouis 11-sei
Hair, Moustache, No Bangs, Slicked Back, White
Eyes, Blue
Body, Adult, Pale, Slim
Clothes, Cape, Decorative Belt, Loafers, Robe
Personality, Pretending
Role, Based on a Real Person, Comrade, French, King

Description

During the Hundred Years' War both royal families warred against each other but became comrades since their ceasefire. As such, he's seen as a good-natured old man that appears to support the House of Lancaster. However, Louis XI's true motives surface in his thoughts that England's continuing civil wars are beneficial to France.

[Translation of his official profile.]

Margaret
Margaretマーガレット 
Aliasesマーガレットオブアンジュー, Margaret of Anjou
Hair, Black, Slicked Back
Eyes, Green
Body, Adult, Makeup, Mole, Pale, Slim
Clothes, Cape, Cupless Corset, Dress, Fingerless Evening Gloves, Flower, Hair Tie, Pendant Necklace, Robe
Items, Hand Fan
Personality, Ambitious, Assertive, Proactive
Role, Based on a Real Person, French, Mother, Queen Consort, Wife

Description

The Queen of England who had travelled afar from her home of Anjou, France to be wed. She has entrusted the inheritance of the ancient Frankish Kingdom to her son, crown prince Edward. In place of the unreliable Henry VI, Margaret formed her faction, directly opposing the Yorkish side.

[Translation of her official profile.]

Noah
Noahノア 
Hair, Curtained, Grey, Short
Eyes, Red
Body, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Belt, Knee-high Boots, Robe, Trousers, Turtleneck Shirt
Items, Rapier
Personality, Third Person
Role, Bodyguard, Orphan

Description

A war orphan who was taken in by the Earl of Pembroke and raised by him alongside Tom. When the Pembroke Earl left for London, she followed him along with Tom and became a servant of the House of Lancaster's crown prince. She admires Joan of Arc.

[Translation of her official profile.]

Owl
Owlフクロウ
AliasesFukurou
Eyes, Amber, Round
Body, Feathers
Personality, Protective, Smart, Wise
Role, Deity, Owl

Description

For generations Owl, London's guardian deity, has been inhabiting the forest next to the Tower of London. Owl seeks to protect London from the horrors of war by offering advice to the protagonist Charlotte. In the forest during the night, Owl hosts a tarot game party; a game that has crossed continents.

[Translation of official profile.]

Puck the Fairy
Puck the Fairy妖精パック 
Hair, Green, Short
Eyes, Unnatural Sclera
Body, Fang, Insect Wings, Kid, Pointed Ears, Short, Slim, Unnatural Skin Tone, Wings
Clothes, Robe
Personality, Mischievous, Mysterious, Sly
Role, Based on a Fictional Character, Fairy

Description

A mischievous fairy who lives deep in the forests of London. One day, Puck played a prank on the protagonist Charlotte and from there, this story began. Puck continues to interact with the protagonist and hints towards their motives come and go. However, Puck's true intentions are unknown.

[Translation of official profile.]

Rats
Ratsラッツ 
Hair, Brown, Curtained, Straight
Eyes, Brown
Body, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Ankle Boots, Baggy Pants, Bandages, Bracer, Scarf, Shirt, Shorts, Utility Belt
Items, Bag, Dagger
Role, Thief

Description

A member of Black Crow, which is a trio of bandits hiding in the outskirts of London. They carry the blood of the Celtic people that were chased out of the country by the King of England in the past. Inheriting their ancestors' grudge against the King, they're preparing to revolt.

[Based on Black Crow's official profile.]

Richard, Duke of York
Richard, Duke of Yorkヨーク公リチャード 
AliasesYork-kou Richard
Hair, Blond, Slicked Back
Eyes, Brown
Body, Adult, Pale, Slim
Clothes, Armband, Belt, Boots, Bracer, Cape, Collar, Decorative Belt, Trousers
Items, Longsword
Personality, Brave, Patriotic
Role, Based on a Real Person, British, Father, Prince, Warrior

Description

A brave, long-serving warrior with a prestigious family lineage, Richard is a descendent of King Edward III's 5th son (the 1st Duke of York) from his father's side and from Edward III's third son (the 1st Duke of Clarence) from his mother's. Troubled by the rampantly corrupt state of the country, Richard's stance of desiring a "cleaner" government puts him in direct opposition with Queen Margaret.

[Translation of his official profile.]

Tom
Tomトム 
Hair, Blond, Shaggy, Short, Short Bangs
Eyes, Amber, Brown
Body, Pale, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Belt, Gloves, Robe, Trousers, Turtleneck Shirt
Items, Sword
Role, Bodyguard, Orphan

Description

A war orphan who was raised by the Earl of Pembroke. They go to London, where he then became a bodyguard serving the House of Lancaster's crown prince. He affectionately calls the Earl of Pembroke "Uncle". Tom grew up alongside Henry (future Earl of Richmond) and Noah since early childhood, and now has feelings for Noah.

[Translation of his official profile.]