Richard, Duke of Gloucester’s request of the City of York. 10th June 1483.

On June 10th 1483 Richard, Duke of Gloucester sent an urgent message to the City of York. The message contains clues as to his motives for his actions at the time. Whether he believed the claims within the text, or was using them to manipulate the situation in his favour, is a matter of debate. … Read more

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