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Author Seward, Desmond, 1935- author.

Title Richard III : England's black legend / Desmond Seward.

Publication Info. New York : Pegasus Books, 2014.


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Edition First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Description 220 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-210) and index.
Summary A biography of the controversial British monarch examines the evidence of his guilt in politically motivated murders and attempts to portray his complex personality.
Contents Genealogical tables: The Houses of Lancaster, Beaufort and Tudor ; The House of York -- Introduction: The black legend -- The difficult birth -- Our brother of Gloucester -- Warwick tries to unmake a king -- The wheel of fortune -- First blood -- The rivalry with Clarence -- Richard in the north -- Protector and defender -- 'King Richard the Third' -- 'Him that had best cause to be true' -- The death of Richard's son -- 'Our great heaviness' -- 'The king's enemies be a-land'.
Subject Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485.
Great Britain -- History -- Richard III, 1483-1485.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485. (OCoLC)fst00052409
Kings and rulers. (OCoLC)fst00987694
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Chronological Term 1483 - 1485
Genre/Form History (OCoLC)fst01411628
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
ISBN 9781605985756 (hardcover)
1605985759 (hardcover)

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