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Bara Sensou -Sonnet of Seeds-

薔薇戦争-Sonnet of Seeds-

TitleBara Sensou -Sonnet of Seeds-
Original title薔薇戦争-Sonnet of Seeds-
DeveloperSi-phon
PublishersMio
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シャーロット
HairBlond, Red, Sidehair, Straight, Waist Length+
EyesGreen
BodyPale, Slim, Teen
ClothesBoots, Dress, Headband, Puffy Sleeves
PersonalityKind, Pacifist, Proactive, Watashi
RoleBritish, 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クリフォード卿
Aliasesジョン・クリフォード, Clifford-kyou, John Clifford
HairBrown, Short, Short Bangs, V Bangs
EyesTeal
BodyAdult, Pale, Scar, Slim
ClothesBelt, Boots, Eyepatch, Jacket, Knee Pad, Scarf, Trousers, Vest
ItemsSword
PersonalityLoyal, Nature Lover, Vindictive
RoleBased 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エドワード 王太子
AliasesEdward Outaishi, Edward of Lancaster
HairBlue, Short, Spiky, V Bangs
EyesBlue, Sanpaku Eyes
BodyPale, Slim, Teen
ClothesAnkle Boots, Belt, Cape, Cuffs, Puffy Sleeves, Shirt, Trousers, Vest
ItemsSword
RoleBased 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マーチ伯
AliasesMarch-haku, Edward IV, エドワード4世
HairBlond, Curtained, Shoulder-length, Wavy
EyesBlue
BodyPale, Slim, Young-adult
ClothesBelt, Boots, Brooch, Cape, Cuffs, Decorative Belt, Shirt, Trousers
ItemsSword
PersonalityProactive, Refined, Smart, Wise
RoleBased 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ペンブルック伯
Aliasesジャスパー・テューダー, Jasper Tudor, Pembroke-haku
HairBrown, Curtained, Ponytail, Straight, Stubble, Waist Length+
EyesBrown
BodyAdult, Pale, Slim
ClothesAnkle Socks, Belt, Knee-high Boots, Leggings, Pinafore Dress, Turtleneck Shirt
ItemsSword
PersonalityHardworker, Loyal
RoleBased 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ウォリック伯
Aliasesリチャード・ネヴィル, Richard Neville, Warwick-haku
HairBlack, No Bangs, Short, Slicked Back
EyesCyan
BodyAdult, Pale, Slim
ClothesBelt, Boots, Glasses, Pinafore Dress, Scarf
ItemsSword
PersonalityCharismatic, Smart
RoleBased 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ジョージ
Aliasesクラレンス公, Clarence-kou, Duke of Clarence
HairBlond, Blunt Bangs, Bob Cut, Straight
EyesBlue
BodyPale, Slim, Teen
ClothesBelt, Boots, Cravat, Jacket, Puffy Sleeves, Shirt, Trousers, Turtleneck Shirt
ItemsSword
PersonalityAmbitious, Boku, Confident
RoleBased 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シャルル突進公
Aliasesブルゴーニュ公, Burgundy-kou, Duke of Burgundy
HairBrown, Short, V Bangs
EyesBrown
BodyAdult, Pale, Slim
ClothesBelt, Knee-high Boots, Tailcoat, Trousers, Turtleneck Sweater
ItemsLongsword
PersonalityOre
RoleBased on a Real Person, French, Noble
Engages inPlanning

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パイク隊長
AliasesPike Taichou
HairBeard, Brown, Short, Short Bangs
EyesBrown
BodyAdult, Pale, Slim
ClothesArmband, Cape, Knee-high Boots, Shirt, Trousers, Utility Belt, Vest
ItemsBag
RoleCommander, 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デック
EyesHidden
BodyAdult, Muscular, Pale
ClothesBarefoot, Belt, Bracer, Cape, Fingerless Gloves, Fur Coat, Hood, Mask, Shirt, Torn Clothing
RoleThief

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フォックス
HairBrown, Curtained, Short
EyesBrown
BodyPale, Slim, Young-adult
ClothesBaggy Pants, Belt, Boots, Bracer, Cape, Fur Coat, Shirt
ItemsBag, Bow
RoleThief

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ギルド
HairBlond, Short, Straight, V Bangs
EyesAmber
BodyPale, Slim, Young-adult
ClothesAnkle Boots, Baggy Pants, Bracelet, Scarf, Shirt, Suspenders
PersonalityMysterious, 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ハウザー
HairBlond, No Bangs, Short
EyesAmber
BodyAdult, Pale, Slim
ClothesBoots, Coat, Gloves, Jacket, Shirt, Trousers
RoleGerman, 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ヘンリー6世
AliasesHenry 6-sei
HairGrey, Shoulder-length, Straight
EyesBlue
BodyPale, Slim, Young-adult
ClothesArmband, Boots, Decorative Belt, Robe, Trousers, Turtleneck Shirt
RoleBased 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ルイ11世
AliasesLouis 11-sei
HairMoustache, No Bangs, Slicked Back, White
EyesBlue
BodyAdult, Pale, Slim
ClothesCape, Decorative Belt, Loafers, Robe
PersonalityPretending
RoleBased 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マーガレット
Aliasesマーガレットオブアンジュー, Margaret of Anjou
HairBlack, Slicked Back
EyesGreen
BodyAdult, Makeup, Mole, Pale, Slim
ClothesCape, Cupless Corset, Dress, Fingerless Evening Gloves, Flower, Hair Tie, Pendant Necklace, Robe
ItemsHand Fan
PersonalityAmbitious, Assertive, Proactive
RoleBased 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ノア
HairCurtained, Grey, Short
EyesRed
BodyPale, Slim, Teen
ClothesBelt, Knee-high Boots, Robe, Trousers, Turtleneck Shirt
ItemsRapier
PersonalityThird Person
RoleBodyguard, 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フクロウ
AliasesFukurou
EyesAmber, Round
BodyFeathers
PersonalityProtective, Smart, Wise
RoleDeity, 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妖精パック
HairGreen, Short
EyesUnnatural Sclera
BodyFang, Insect Wings, Kid, Pointed Ears, Short, Slim, Unnatural Skin Tone, Wings
ClothesRobe
PersonalityMischievous, Mysterious, Sly
RoleBased 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ラッツ
HairBrown, Curtained, Straight
EyesBrown
BodyPale, Slim, Teen
ClothesAnkle Boots, Baggy Pants, Bandages, Bracer, Scarf, Shirt, Shorts, Utility Belt
ItemsBag, Dagger
RoleThief

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ヨーク公リチャード
AliasesYork-kou Richard
HairBlond, Slicked Back
EyesBrown
BodyAdult, Pale, Slim
ClothesArmband, Belt, Boots, Bracer, Cape, Collar, Decorative Belt, Trousers
ItemsLongsword
PersonalityBrave, Patriotic
RoleBased 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トム
HairBlond, Shaggy, Short, Short Bangs
EyesAmber, Brown
BodyPale, Slim, Teen
ClothesBelt, Gloves, Robe, Trousers, Turtleneck Shirt
ItemsSword
RoleBodyguard, 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.]