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Didn't know that Henry VII's defeat of Richard III was part of the War of the Roses

I have known for awhile that Henry VII was the last English king to win his throne on the battlefield, and that he defeated RIchard III, who was buried in an unmarked grave in a church that eventually became a parking lot. 261 more words

More of Richard's ancestors

Although they are regarded as loose ends, the last Anglo-Saxon and last Norman kings of England are both Richard’s ancestors, via Edward III’s marriage.

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Review of The Mythology of Richard III by John Ashdown-Hill

I have read several of JAH’s books and always find them thoroughly researched and informative. That’s not to say that I always agree with his conclusions, but mostly I do. 355 more words

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King Richard III – the truth at last

Few English monarchs have been the subject of so much debate, calumny and outright myth-making as Richard Plantagenet. Generations have invented the Richard III that their times and attitudes required and he has made and broken the reputations of historians and archaeologists alike. 629 more words

Richard III and White Surrey....

Once again, while rooting around for information that might be of use in a book I intend to write about figures in the court of Richard II, I have found an interesting snippet. 637 more words

The Winter of Our Discontent, Seasonal?

When I am in the groove of writing, sometimes I can go down a rabbit hole when I get distracted, need to research something, there I go. 642 more words