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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. Thirty years later, at the time of his death at the Battle of Bosworth Field, he was Earl Marshal, Duke of Norfolk, Lord Admiral and a very rich man (and his direct descendant is Duke of Norfolk today). How had Howard attained these elevations? Through his service to the House of York, and in pa...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by History Publishing Group
(first published October 1st 2009)
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