Ricardian Sources

       Ricardian studies offer a fertile field for the armchair investigator, the amateur student of history, and the professional historian alike. This section offers reading lists for Richard III and related topics at a variety of levels. (Please … Continue reading

Allegations & Rebuttals

(Current Project Summer 2013) A summary of rebuttals to 10 of the most frequently asked questions on Richard & his life & reign… He had his nephews (the Princes) imprisoned in the Tower and then murdered in order to usurp … Continue reading

Richard III

King Richard III – Bio & Timeline The Search for Richard’s Remains The Battle of Bosworth 15th Century Life Ricardian Travel Interests Ricardian Images Richard & Anne’s Papal Dispensation Did the Princes Survive? by Annette Carson    

Part Two of Two

Richard Marius, Thomas More Alfred A. Knopf, 1984 © 1984, Richard Marius; used with permission   Chapter 7: The History of King Richard III (Part Two of Two) Even Professor Kendall could hardly claim that Richard’s command to execute Earl Rivers, … Continue reading

Part One of Two

Richard Marius, Thomas More Alfred A. Knopf, 1984 © 1984, Richard Marius; used with permission   Chapter 7: The History of King Richard III Part One of Two Although More was absorbed with his public career in these years, a hankering … Continue reading

More Myth-Making

Jeremy Potter, Good King Richard? 1983 Jeremy Potter, used with permission   Chapter 12: More Myth-Making Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England 1529-1532, had no first-hand acqaintance with affairs of state during Richard’s reign. Born in 1478, he was still a … Continue reading