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Richard III: The Man and the Myth 

A Collection of Essays

RICHARD III based on facial reconstruction of the skull.

RICHARD III Facial Reconstruction

This photo courtesy of Cindy Tschök

Introduction (Read More)


Richard III: His Life and Times

The Making of Richard III: An Overview
Richard III: Villain or Hero
Richard III: A Thoroughly Modern Man?
The Wars of the Roses and the Modern World
Richard III and the City of Bruges


Richard III and His Legacy

How Shakespeare’s Villain Shaped Modern Western Democracy 
The Laws of Richard III

Richard: His Friends and Foes


Richard III and the Nevilles
Richard III and the Queen’s Brother
Richard III and Cardinal Morton
Richard III and the Percies
Richard III and the Stanleys (
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Richard III and Elizabeth of York (adapted from Author’s Note The King’s Daughter) (
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Richard and the Princes in the Tower

A Royal Unsolved Mystery: An Overview
Richard III: The Facts in the Case (Adapted from the Author’s Note, Rose of York: Fall from Grace)
Who was Perkin Warbeck? (Adapted from Author’s Note, Pale Rose of England) (
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Uncovering the Mystery of Perkin Warbeck (Adapted from blog post for On the Tudor Trail)

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