The memoir of the court of Henry VII for the years of 1486-90, contained in BL, MS Cotton Julius B. XII, fols. 8v-66r, represents an invaluable source for the study of court and socio-political life during the early years of the reign of Henry VII.
Elizabeth of York, Queen to King Henry VII of England, died in the Tower of London on February 11, 1503. She had given birth to a daughter Katherine on February 2 and never recovered. The death was a shock to her husband, her children and to the nation.
The Golden Age Theatre Company, who put on this reboot of Richard’s life, tried to portray a different side of the story
Margaret Beaufort, Mother of King Henry VII By Susan Abernethy Lady Margaret Beaufort was the matriarch of the Tudor dynasty of Kings in…
A review of the Twilight Tour at the Tower of London!
Whether James believed Warbeck was really Richard or not, he viewed Warbeck as a pawn to be used to recover the castle town of Berwick and in the diplomatic war with England.
This is a brief summary of a paper on Welsh poetry, patronage and politics. It was given at the Celtic Studies Association of North America Annual Conference at the University of Toronto April 18 – 21, 2013.
Henry VII’s most pressing problems in the seven years following his victory at Bosworth on 22 August 1485 originated, arguably, amongst those former servants of Richard III who actively sought the return of a Yorkist monarchy.
The short answer is ‘No, not together nor in the Tower’, but as to their murder elsewhere, it all depends on the definition.
King Richard IV – or lookalike launched and manipulated by Yorkist conspirators? Ian Arthurson argues he was neither, but a brilliant impersonator who could have triumphed on the stage.