Weight: 1
Weblinx1: 2013
Weblinx2: 176p
Weblinx3: 0
Weblinx4:
Weblinx5:
Brand: Keith Dockery & Peter Hammond

Richard III From Contemporary Chronicles, Letters And Records

by Keith Dockery & Peter Hammond

Regular Price: £14.99
Your Price: £12.99
You Save: £2.00 (13%)

Qty:

In Stock
Add to basket Add to wishlist

Richard III From Contemporary Chronicles, Letters and Records

No English king has suffered wider fluctuations of reputation than Richard III, perhaps the most controversial ruler England has ever had. Vilified by critics as a ruthless master of intrigue and a callous murderer, he has been no less extravagantly praised by defenders of his reputation against Tudor and Shakespearian charges of tyranny. Richard III: From Contemporary Chronicles, Letters and Records, by its presentation of contemporary and near contemporary sources, enables the reader to get behind the mythology and gain a more realistic picture of the king.

An invaluable collection of the primary sources presented clearly and concisely, it demonstrates just why Richard has remained an enigma for so long. Established as an essential part of the literature on Richard III since its first publication under the title Richard III: A Reader in History, this new edition has been completely revised and considerably expanded to offer an indispensable source book for historians, students and the general reader. Also, this up to date edition includes a chapter in relation to the exciting discovery of Richard III's skeleton that was found under a car park in Leicester.

The Genesis of this book came from a summary guide produced by Keith Dockray for all of his second year undergraduate students. Upon this foundation has been built an accessible and enjoyable history of this fascinating king, as seen by those who knew him at the time, or who were living shortly after his untimely death at Bosworth Field.

Customer Reviews

This product has not yet been reviewed.

Write a Review

Please login or register to write a review for this product.



Staff Reviews

No staff reviews are available for this item.