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Author Ashdown-Hill, John

Title Eleanor, the secret queen : the woman who put Richard III on the throne / John Ashdown-Hill

Publ Info Stroud : History Press, 2010
 PC  DA258 .A84 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DA258 .A84 2010    AVAILABLE
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Descript 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
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Note When Edward IV died in 1483, the Yorkist succession was called into question by doubts about the legitimacy of his son, Edward (one of the 'Princes in the Tower') The crown therefore passed to Edward IV's undoubtedly legitimate younger brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester. But Richard, too found himself entangled in the web of uncertainty, since those who believed in the legitimacy of Edward IV's children viewed Richard III's own accession as an usurpation
LC subject Talbot, Eleanor, 1436-1468
Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Great Britain -- History -- Edward IV, 1461-1483
ISBN 9780752456690 (pbk.)
0752456695 (pbk.)