King Richard III

Born 1452; Reigned 1483-1485

Having been created Duke of Gloucester in 1461, Richard remained loyal to his brother Edward IV during the Wars of the Roses, fighting by his side at the battles of Barnet and Tewkesbury.

Richard III Links

The Three Richards, by Nigel Saul, at Amazon UK and Amazon USA
The Richard III Society
The Richard III Foundation
Wars of the Roses - principal battles of
The Richard III Society
Richard III Society--Online Bookshelf
Richard III Museum, York
Research puts key British battle over the county line - 22/08/02 Richard III may have lost his crown to Henry Tudor near Atherstone, Warwickshire
Prince in the Tower 'died a bricklayer' - 25/05/07
New battle over Bosworth's site - 28/10/09
New Battle of Bosworth Field site revealed - 19/02/10
Richard III search: archaeologists 'tantalisingly close' to finding king's body - 10/09/12
'Stunning’ find in the search for Richard III - 12/09/12
'Strong evidence' Richard III's body has been found – with a curved spine - 12/09/12
The people who want everyone to like Richard III - 14/09/12
Richard III: Visions of a villain? - 20/01/13
Richard III dig: Mysteries remain over notorious king - 03/02/13
Richard III dig: University to release DNA results - 03/02/13
Richard III dig: Skull image released ahead of DNA results - 03/02/13
Richard III dig: Grim clues to the death of a king - 04/02/13
Richard III reburial court bid fails - 23/05/14
King Richard III killed by blows to skull - 17/09/14
King Richard III church arches restored - 12/03/15
Richard III's remains sealed inside coffin at Leicester University - 16/03/15
Fotheringhay Castle soil to be buried with Richard III - 20/03/15
Richard III: Leicester welcomes king's remains - 22/03/15

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