Richard III and the murder in the tower (Book, 2009) []
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Richard III and the murder in the tower

Richard III and the murder in the tower

Author: Peter A Hancock
Publisher: Stroud : History Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
This text presents an analysis of the events and circumstances which precipitated the execution of William, Lord Hastings at the Tower of London on Friday 13 June 1483.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hancock, Peter A., 1953-
Richard III and the murder in the tower.
Stroud : History Press, 2009
Named Person: Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England; König Richard (England; König III ) Richard (England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter A Hancock
ISBN: 9780752451480 0752451480
OCLC Number: 368032954
Description: 224 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The path to the throne --
Eleanor Talbot, Lady Butler --
William Catesby, Esquire of the Body --
William, Lord Hastings --
Jane Shore, mistress of the king --
Robert Stillington, Bishop of Bath & Wells --
Return to the tower --
Summary and narrative.
Responsibility: Peter A. Hancock.


Richard III is accused of murdering his nephews (the 'Princes in the Tower') in order to usurp the throne of England. This book solves the mystery of this precipitate and unadvised action by the then  Read more...


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