The Princes In The Tower
Random House, 18 апр. 2011 г. - Всего страниц: 304
The story of the death, in sinister circumstances, of the boy-king Edward V and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, is one of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English history. It is a tale with profound moral and social consequences, rich in drama, intrigue, treason, scandal and violence.
In this gripping book Alison Weir re-examines all the evidence - including that against the Princes' uncle, Richard III, whose body was recently discovered beneath a Leicester car park. She brilliantly reconstructs the whole chain of events leading to their murder and reveals how, why and by whose order they died.
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LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - PollyMoore3 - LibraryThing
We now know that Richard did indeed suffer from scoliosis in his spine, and that his body remained at the Greyfriars in Leicester until rediscovered in 2012. But we still don't conclusively know ... Читать весь отзыв
LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - setnahkt - LibraryThing
Alison Weir writes an engaging account of the end of the War of the Roses and the last of the Yorkist kings, addressing the two big questions: * What happened to young Edward V and his brother the ... Читать весь отзыв