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Anne Neville was queen to England’s most notorious king, Richard III. She was immortalized by Shakespeare for the remarkable nature of her marriage, a union which brought together a sorrowing widow with her husband’s murderer. Anne’s misfortune did not end there. In addition to killing her first husband, this fascinating new biography also reveals how Richard also helped kill her father, father-in-law, and brother-in-law, imprisoned her mother, and was suspected of poisoning Anne herself. Dying before the age of 30, Anne Neville packed into her short life incident enough for many adventurous careers, but was always the passive instrument of others’ evil intentions. In this book, Anne's story is told in her own right, uncovering the real wife of Richard III.
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Michael Hicks is Professor of History at King Alfred's College, Winchester. He has written extensively on medieval England and is regarded by many as the leading expert on the Yorkist dynasty. His books include the widely praised Richard III ('A most important book by the greatest living expert on Richard... fluently written and forcefully argued, it makes for compulsive reading' BBC History Magazine) and Edward V both published by Tempus. He lives in Winchester.Review:
"A masterful and poignant story . . . Most compelling of all is Professor Hicks’ depiction of Anne’s marriage to the controversial and enigmatic Richard and reveals startling new evidence that touches the very essence of their marriage." —Alison Weir, author, Innocent Traitor
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