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By Michael Hicks

Anne Neville was once queen to England’s so much infamous king, Richard III. She used to be immortalized by way of Shakespeare for the extraordinary nature of her marriage, a union which introduced jointly a sorrowing widow along with her husband’s assassin. Anne’s misfortune didn't finish there. as well as killing her first husband, this interesting new biography additionally unearths how Richard additionally helped kill her father, partner's father, and brother-in-law, imprisoned her mom, and used to be suspected of poisoning Anne herself. loss of life ahead of the age of 30, Anne Neville packed into her brief existence incident sufficient for lots of adventurous careers, yet used to be continuously the passive software of others’ evil intentions. during this book, Anne's story is instructed in her personal correct, uncovering the true spouse of Richard III.

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Somerville, History of the Duchy of Lancaster: Volume 1, 1265–1603 (London, 1953), p. 38, note 2. CPR, 1334–8, p. 400; Complete Peerage, VII, 401. 1373). There were also other titles: Northampton had been assigned in 1384 to Mary de Bohun although it had previously been held by Thomas of Woodstock who had married Mary’s elder sister Eleanor. Hereford had initially looked as though it would be given to Woodstock but was accorded to Bolingbroke in 1397. A further Bohun title, Essex, appeared to have gone to Thomas of Woodstock in 1374 (Complete Peerage, VI, 474–5).

Saul, Richard II, p. 404. The assumption is that the young Henry would have been present, but so far this has not been proved. 17 Anne Curry an important statement of intent, which was continued, as we shall see, by further support towards the Irish campaign and a dubbing to knighthood. 1418) is helpful here, not least as we have already noted his connection with the upbringing of Henry before 1399. 35 He also had strong connections with Bolingbroke, receiving a life annuity from the early 1390s, and accompanying him not only to Prussia in 1392 but also to the Holy Land as one of only a handful of intimates.

12. C. L. Kingsford, Henry V: The Typical Medieval Hero (London, 1901), p. 16. N. Saul, Richard II (London, 1997), pp. 473–4. TNA, E 403/561, m. 14. C. Given Wilson, The English Nobility in the Late Middle Ages (London, 1987), p. 155. Saul, Richard II, p. 404. The assumption is that the young Henry would have been present, but so far this has not been proved. 17 Anne Curry an important statement of intent, which was continued, as we shall see, by further support towards the Irish campaign and a dubbing to knighthood.

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