The World of Richard III
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The World of Richard III

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Richard III remains one of the most controversial rulers in history. Whether he was guilty of murdering his nephews or not is a mystery that perhaps will never be solved. Even the location of the battlefield where, on 22 August 1485, Richard was struck down has been a matter of debate. This book leads you on a journey through the landscape of Richard's time. Following Richard's trail, you will visit resplendent castles, towering cathedrals, manor homes and chapels associated with Richard. The Middle Ages come alive again as you visit Tewkesbury Abbey, where Richard helped his brother secure his throne. Witness the stunning vista of Wensleydale as you visit Middleham Castle, Richard's adopted childhood home. Each location is brought to life through engaging narrative and an extensive collection of photographs, floor plans and images.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 164 x 234 x 34mm | 599.99g
  • Amberley Publishing
  • Chalford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 98
  • 1445636344
  • 9781445636344
  • 639,934

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'Engaging and accessible ... A must-read for anyone interested in the era' -- Amy Licenceshow more

About Kristie Dean

Kristie Dean has been published widely in magazines and newspapers, as well as being involved in the International Congress on Medieval Studies. After completing her MA in History with high honours she began to teach and was the recipient of the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award for her district. She lives in Tennessee.show more
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