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Richard III, England's black legend

Author: Desmond Seward
Publisher: New York : F. Watts, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the controversial British monarch examines the evidence of his guilt in politically motivated murders and attempts to portray his complex personality.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England; König III ) Richard (England; Richard, England König; Richard, King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Seward
ISBN: 0531098176 9780531098172
OCLC Number: 10752448
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: [London] : Country Life Books, 1983.
Description: 220 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The difficult birth --
Our brother of Gloucester --
Warwick tries to unmake a king --
The wheel of fortune --
First blood --
The rivalry with Clarence --
Richard in the north --
Protector and defender --
"King Richard the Third" --
"Him that had best cause to be true" --
The death of Richard's son --
"Our great heaviness" --
"The King's enemies be a-land".
Responsibility: Desmond Seward.

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A biography of the controversial British monarch examines the evidence of his guilt in politically motivated murders and attempts to portray his complex personality.

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