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The Lost King: Richard III and the Princes in the Tower (Flashbacks)
Edward IV has died, leaving his 12-year-old son as king. But England has been torn apart by the Wars of the Roses. Nobody wants a boy-king. Soon the boy's uncle Richard III is on the throne - but Henry Tudor is challenging him for the crown. Henry and Richard have one thing in common: they need the young Edward V and his little brother out of the way. The two boys are sent ...more
Kindle Edition, 96 pages
Published April 24th 2014 by A&C Black Childrens & Educational
(first published January 1st 2014)
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This was a reasonably entertaining version of the final stages of the Wars of the Roses, the disappearance of the “Princes in the Tower” and the defeat of Richard III by Henry VII, told from the perspective of a (fictional) servant in the household of Edward V. However, I have to agree with other reviewers that it was marred by the presence of several glaring historical inaccuracies, which was disappointing. As an alternative covering similar subject-matter, I would strongly recommend Josephine ...more
Jun 25, 2017 Small Review rated it it was ok
Oh my. That was a mess of historical inaccuracies and misleadingly stated facts. I tend to like the "It was Henry VII" theory and even I felt this was too heavy handed.
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