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Elizabeth Woodville: Mother of the Princes in the Tower

Elizabeth Woodville: Mother of the Princes in the Tower

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by David Baldwin
     
 

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This is the first new account of Elizabeth's life for over fifty years and David Baldwin sets out to reveal the true story of this complex and intriguing woman. Hers was certainly a dramatic life with dizzying reversals of fortune; from poverty in 1461 to queenship in 1464, followed by deposition, restoration, and conflicts with Richard III and Henry VII before

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This is the first new account of Elizabeth's life for over fifty years and David Baldwin sets out to reveal the true story of this complex and intriguing woman. Hers was certainly a dramatic life with dizzying reversals of fortune; from poverty in 1461 to queenship in 1464, followed by deposition, restoration, and conflicts with Richard III and Henry VII before spending her final years in religious seclusion. There is also the issue of her two sons, the infamous 'Princes in the Tower', and the controversy surrounding their disappearance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750938860
Publisher:
History Press Limited, The
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

David Baldwin is a medieval historian who has taught at the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham for many years. His historical research has focused on the great medieval families in the Midlands and he has contributed articles to historical journals and lectured regularly to societies and conferences in this field. He is the author of six books, The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, The Queen and the King's Mother, The Lost Prince: The Survival of Richard of York, Robin Hood: The English Outlaw Unmasked, Stoke Field: The Last Battle of the Wars of the Roses, and The Kingmaker's Sisters. He lives in Leicester.

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Elizabeth Woodville: Mother of the Princes in the Tower 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
anonymously More than 1 year ago
author did a good job with getting the facts together