Richard III

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University of California Press, 1983 - History - 265 pages
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Examines how Richard came to power in fifteenth-century Britain and attempts to reconcile his ruthless political actions with his beneficent rule.
 

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Contents

PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS page
xi
INTRODUCTION
xix
THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER
xl
Fortunes of a Younger Son 14521471
3
Gloucester Clarence and the Court 14711483
24
Richard Duke of Gloucester
44
The Events of April to June 1483
63
The Fate of Edward IVs Sons
96
The Rebellion of 1483 and its Consequences
105
The King in Person
127
The Search for Support
147
The Government of the Realm
170
Foreign Policy and the Defence of the Realm
191
August 1485
210
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