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Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third

Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third

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Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third

by Walpole, Horace

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Printed for C. C. and J. Robinson, Paternoster Row and J. Edwards, Pall Mall. London. 1798. Quarto. 149pp. (103-252). Engraved frontispiece portrait. Two further large folding engraved plates. Occasional spotting, some foxing to the plates. Some small dogears to lower corner. Extracted from the larger work: The Works of Horatio Walpole, Earl of Orford. Lacking boards, frontispiece plate loose, remainder firmly stitched, with remaining worn spine strip.


Including: Supplement to the Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard III.
A Reply to the Observations of the Rev. Dr. Milles, Dean of Exeter, and President of the Society of Antiquities, On The Wardrobe Account of 1483, &c. Printed at the end of Archaeologia, or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity. Published by the Society of Antiquaries of London, 1770.Short Observations on The Remarks of the Rev. Mr. Masters, on the Historic Doubts, published in the second volume of the Archaeologia.
Postscript to My Historic Doubts, Written in February 1793

Richard III (1452-1485) The last King of the House of York, and the last of the Plantagenets. He died at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the final decisive Battle of the Wars of the Roses. Following the search for king Richard III led by Phillipa Langley, in 2012 his remains were excavated and exhumed from the site of the old Greyfriars Church in Leicester where he had been interred following the Battle. He was reburied at Leicester Cathedral.

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Title
Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third
Author
Walpole, Horace
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Printed for C. C. and J. Robinson, Paternoster Row and J. Edwards, Pall Mall.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1798
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4to
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Keywords
Royalty, English Monarchy, History, Plantagenets, Leicester, Wars of the Roses
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History; Military History; British Local History;

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