Richard III (The English Monarchs)

by Charles Derek Ross

Examines how Richard came to power in 15th-century Britain & attempts to reconcile his ruthless political actions with his beneficent rule.Fortunes of a younger son, 1452-1471 Gloucester, Clarence & the court, 1471-1483The heir of Nevill: Richard duke of Gloucester & the north of EnglandThe road to the throne: the events of April to June 1483The fate of Edward IV’s sons The rebellion of 1483 & its consequencesThe king in person The search for support The government of the realm Foreign policy & the defence of the realmAugust 1485

  • Hardcover
  • Pages: 265 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.82 out of 5
  • Published November 5th 1981 by Methuen Publishing Company
  • Original Title: Richard III
  • ISBN: 0413295303 (ISBN13: 9780413295309)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Series: The English Monarchs

Examines how Richard came to power in 15th-century Britain & attempts to reconcile his ruthless political actions with his beneficent rule.Fortunes of a younger son, 1452-1471 Gloucester, Clarence & the court, 1471-1483The heir of Nevill: Richard duke of Gloucester & the north of EnglandThe road to the throne: the events of April to June 1483The fate of Edward IV’s sons The rebellion of 1483 & its consequencesThe king in person The search for support The government of the realm Foreign policy & the defence of the realmAugust 1485