A Trail of Blood

A Trail of Blood

by Jeremy Potter
     
 

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In 1536, the murder of the princes in the Tower is still within living memory . . .

Brother Thomas of Croyland Abbey has an urgent mission - to find a new king and perhaps save the great abbeys of England from the destruction threatened by Henry VIII.

The vital question he has to answer-who are the surviving Plantagenets? The search for a member of…  See more details below

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In 1536, the murder of the princes in the Tower is still within living memory . . .

Brother Thomas of Croyland Abbey has an urgent mission - to find a new king and perhaps save the great abbeys of England from the destruction threatened by Henry VIII.

The vital question he has to answer-who are the surviving Plantagenets? The search for a member of the royal house of York leads Brother Thomas across an England seething with rebellion - to the heart of the mystery surrounding the princes in the Tower...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448207343
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
12/01/2011
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
2 MB

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Jeremy Potter served the Richard III Society as Chairman from 1971-1989. During his chairmanship, the Society launched several important initiatives, including the commissioning of a heroic statue of Richard III (on display in Castle Gardens, Leicester), the securing of royal patronage from H.R.H. Richard Duke of Gloucester, and the broadcast of a trial of Richard III, with Lord Elwyn-Jones, former Lord Chancellor, presiding. During his tenure, the Society also became active in sponsoring the publication of fifteenth-century source documents and works of current scholarship on the period. It also created the Richard III and Yorkist History Trust, which provides financial support for graduate study and publishing. Potter was elected President of the Society at its Annual General Meeting in London, October 4, 1997.
Jeremy Potter (1922-1997) served the Richard III Society as Chairman from 1971-1989. During his chairmanship, the Society launched several important initiatives, including the commissioning of a heroic statue of Richard III (on display in Castle Gardens, Leicester), the securing of royal patronage from H.R.H. Richard Duke of Gloucester, and the broadcast of a trial of Richard III, with Lord Elwyn-Jones, former Lord Chancellor, presiding. During his tenure, the Society also became active in sponsoring the publication of fifteenth-century source documents and works of current scholarship on the period. It also created the Richard III and Yorkist History Trust, which provides financial support for graduate study and publishing. Potter was elected President of the Society at its Annual General Meeting in London, October 4, 1997.

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