Duke Richard of York, 1411-1460

Duke Richard of York, 1411-1460

by P. A. Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198229461

ISBN-13: 9780198229469

Pub. Date: 08/28/1988

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This first biography of Richard, third duke of York, is a case study of the political opposition of a great lord to the regime of Henry VI. Focusing on the increasing isolation of a once loyal subject, the book includes the first evaluation of Richard's two effective periods as Protector of England, and presents fresh evidence on the events surrounding the Wars of

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This first biography of Richard, third duke of York, is a case study of the political opposition of a great lord to the regime of Henry VI. Focusing on the increasing isolation of a once loyal subject, the book includes the first evaluation of Richard's two effective periods as Protector of England, and presents fresh evidence on the events surrounding the Wars of the Roses and Richard's unsuccessful claim to the throne in 1460.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198229469
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1988
Series:
Oxford Historical Monographs
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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