Richard, Duke of York


    Medieval History

    Richard, Duke of York

    King by Right

    Matthew Lewis

    Amberley 2016

    Hardback 318pp Illustrated

    9781445647449   Product Code: 22715

    Inheriting his dukedom at the age of four, Richard, 3rd Duke of York became the wealthiest man in England at thirteen and later rebelled against his king. Although remembered as the man who ignited the Wars of the Roses, the Duke has been largely eclipsed by his sons, Edward IV and Richard III. Lewis's biography challenges the myth of the Duke as a man of insatiable ambition who dragged a nation into civil war, and reveals a complex family man with unparalleled power and responsibilities.

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