Richard, Duke of York

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Inheriting his dukedom at the age of four, Richard, 3rd Duke of York became the wealthiest man in England at 13 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 family man, yet one with unparalleled power and responsibilities.

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Richard, Duke of York

Richard, Duke of York

King by Right

Paperback320pp Illustrated195x128mm

9781445672038     Product Code: 501280

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Inheriting his dukedom at the age of four, Richard, 3rd Duke of York became the wealthiest man in England at 13 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 family man, yet one with unparalleled power and responsibilities.

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