Carpenter on Edward IV

Edward IV being presented with a book by Caxton and Earl Rivers

Historiography: Professor Carpenter on Edward IV Views about the Wars of the Roses, its personalities, causes and the impact that they have had, have changed greatly over the years. It is important for students to be aware of the different views. They have developed as a result of research and changing views of the nature … Read more

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