The Princes in the Tower

The Princes in the Tower

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Despite five centuries of investigation by historians, the sinister deaths of the boy king Edward V and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, remain two of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English history. Did Richard III really kill "the Princes in the Tower," as is commonly believed, or was the murderer someone else entirely? Carefully examining every shred of contemporary evidence as well as dozens of modern accounts, Alison Weir reconstructs the entire chain of events leading to the double murder. We are witnesses to the rivalry, ambition, intrigue, and struggle for power that culminated in the imprisonment of the princes and the hushed-up murders that secured Richard's claim to the throne as Richard III. A masterpiece of historical research and a riveting story of conspiracy and deception, The Princes in the Tower at last provides a solution to this age-old puzzle.

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Publisher: New York : Ballantine, 1995, c1992.
Edition: First Ballantine Books trade pbk. edition
ISBN: 9780345391780
0345391780
Branch Call Number: 942.046 RICHARD
Characteristics: xv, 287 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.

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