Richard III. A man. A king. A legend.
He ruled England for only two years, but the legacy of Richard III remains both fascinating and
From his childhood in the intensely loyal and close-knit York family to his rise as a thoughtful but
troubled ruler, This Son of York is a passionate and deeply personal account of the life of
Richard III. A man who loved his family and his country. A king who struggled to overcome the
challenges not only of a turbulent time but his own human frailties. A legend whose true life is
only now coming to light.
Inspired by the discovery of Richard III's grave and its revelations, award-winning author Anne
Easter Smith brings together her decades of intense research, five celebrated novels on the
Wars of the Roses, and her sustained passion for Richard III in this culminating book on the last