The Princes in the Tower

The Princes in the Tower

Alison Weir

Despite 5 centuries of research by way of historians, the sinister deaths of the boy king Edward V and his more youthful brother Richard, Duke of York, stay of the main interesting homicide mysteries in English historical past. Did Richard III particularly kill “the Princes within the Tower,” as is often believed, or was once the assassin another individual completely? conscientiously studying each shred of up to date proof in addition to dozens of recent money owed, Alison Weir reconstructs the complete chain of occasions resulting in the double homicide. we're witnesses to the competition, ambition, intrigue, and fight for energy that culminated within the imprisonment of the princes and the hushed-up murders that secured Richard’s declare to the throne as Richard III. A masterpiece of old learn and a riveting tale of conspiracy and deception, The Princes within the Tower ultimately offers an answer to this age-old puzzle.

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