Richard III: The King in the Car Park

Richard III: The King in the Car Park

by Terry Breverton

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ISBN-13: 9781445644790
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Publication date: 05/03/2015
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Terry Breverton is a former businessman, consultant and academic and now a full-time writer. Terry has presented documentaries on the Discovery Channel and the History Channel. Terry is the author of many books for Amberley on many subjects, including: Owain Glyndwr, Richard III, Jasper Tudor, Owen Tudor, Tudor recipes, Henry VII, Welsh history and the First World War. He lives near Maesycrugiau in Carmarthenshire.

Table of Contents

Preface: History is not Exact 6

1 Introduction; Fifteenth-Century England & the Background to the Wars of the Roses 10

2 Richard, Duke of Gloucester, 1452-1482 32

3 Gloucester Takes the Throne: The Turbulent Reign of the Last Plantagenet, 1483-1485 50

4 Henry Tudor & the Path to the Battle of Bosworth 77

5 Bosworth Field, 22 August 1485 96

6 Henry VII's Actions, 1485-1509 104

7 The King and Prince in the Tower 135

8 The Strange Case of the Bones in the Car Park 156

9 The Evidence: A Black, Grey or White King? 173

Partial List of Sources 184

List of Illustrations 187

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