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Richard III's 'Beloved Cousyn': John Howard and the House of York
In 1455 John Howard was an untitled and relatively obscure Suffolk gentleman. At the time of his death at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 he was Earl Marshal, Duke of Norfolk, Lord Admiral and a very rich man (and the current Duke of Norfolk is his direct descendant). How had he attained these elevations? Through his service to the House of York, and in particular to ...more
ebook, 364 pages
Published May 1st 2012 by History Press (SC)
(first published October 1st 2009)
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Sep 02, 2012 Kathy rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Kathy Since reading this book several months ago, I have since learned that I may have a direct family link to John Howard. As an avid Ricardian, this is very exciting!