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JOKES (AFTER RICHARD PRINCE) By Steve Giasson
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Richard II By Jacob Abbott
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The story of King Richard II of England (1367–1400, reigned 1377 to 1399), as told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. A son of the famous Edward, the Black Prince, he came to the throne at... More > just ten years of age. During his first years as king, government was in the hands of a series of councils whose leading member was his uncle, John of Gaunt. The first major event of the young king’s rule was the suppression of Wat Tyler’s Peasants' Revolt of 1381. However, courtiers prevented the young king from fully exercising power, and by 1387, government of the realm had been taken over by a council known as the Lords Appellant. By 1397, Richard had overthrown this council as well, but had acquired numerous internal enemies. In 1399, one of these enemies, the exiled son of John of Gaunt, Henry of Bolingbroke, invaded England and seized the throne, imprisoning the hapless Richard II who was murdered a year later.< Less
Richard II By Jacob Abbott
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The story of King Richard II of England (1367–1400, reigned 1377 to 1399), as told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. A son of the famous Edward, the Black Prince, he came to the throne at... More > just ten years of age. During his first years as king, government was in the hands of a series of councils whose leading member was his uncle, John of Gaunt. The first major event of the young king’s rule was the suppression of Wat Tyler’s Peasants' Revolt of 1381. However, courtiers prevented the young king from fully exercising power, and by 1387, government of the realm had been taken over by a council known as the Lords Appellant. By 1397, Richard had overthrown this council as well, but had acquired numerous internal enemies. In 1399, one of these enemies, the exiled son of John of Gaunt, Henry of Bolingbroke, invaded England and seized the throne, imprisoning the hapless Richard II who was murdered a year later.< Less
Richard of Eastwell By Mark J.T. Griffin
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August 1485, a young boy sees his friends slaughtered at the Battle of Bosworth. Sixty-five years later in the village of Eastwell the parish church records the death of a stone mason. The name... More > recorded: Richard Plantagenet Who was the old man? Was he one of Richard III’s illegitimate children? Was he an impostor taking on royal airs and graces? Or was the old man Richard, son of Edward IV and one of the princes in the tower? Richard of Eastwell tells the remarkable story of talented master mason who survived turbulent times and kept an extraordinary secret.< Less
Richard of Eastwell By Mark J.T. Griffin
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August 1485, a young boy sees his friends slaughtered at the Battle of Bosworth. Sixty-five years later in the village of Eastwell the parish church records the death of a stone mason. The name... More > recorded: Richard Plantagenet Who was the old man? Was he one of Richard III’s illegitimate children? Was he an impostor taking on royal airs and graces? Or was the old man Richard, son of Edward IV and one of the princes in the tower? Richard of Eastwell tells the remarkable story of talented master mason who survived turbulent times and kept an extraordinary secret.< Less
Richard III By Jacob Abbott
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This enthralling account of Richard III’s life, retold by master storyteller Jacob Abbott, starts with his family background and the build-up to the Wars of the Roses, which saw the Houses of... More > York and Lancaster lock horns over the succession to the throne. When Edward IV died in 1483, Richard, as his younger brother, was named Lord Protector of the realm on behalf of Edward's son and successor, the 12-year-old King Edward V. This young boy-king, and his brother, however, disappeared under mysterious circumstances, allegedly murdered in the Tower of London, and Richard was declared king in terms of the rules of royal succession. Linked by common gossip to the disappearance of the two princes, Richard’s reign was marked by continued civil unrest, culminating in the landing of Henry Tudor on the coast of Wales. Henry, who claimed the throne for himself, met Richard’s army in battle at Bosworth Field, where Richard was slain, making him the last English king to die in battle.< Less
Richard III By Jacob Abbott
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This enthralling account of Richard III’s life, retold by master storyteller Jacob Abbott, starts with his family background and the build-up to the Wars of the Roses, which saw the Houses of... More > York and Lancaster lock horns over the succession to the throne. When Edward IV died in 1483, Richard, as his younger brother, was named Lord Protector of the realm on behalf of Edward's son and successor, the 12-year-old King Edward V. This young boy-king, and his brother, however, disappeared under mysterious circumstances, allegedly murdered in the Tower of London, and Richard was declared king in terms of the rules of royal succession. Linked by common gossip to the disappearance of the two princes, Richard’s reign was marked by continued civil unrest, culminating in the landing of Henry Tudor on the coast of Wales. Henry, who claimed the throne for himself, met Richard’s army in battle at Bosworth Field, where Richard was slain, making him the last English king to die in battle.< Less
THE CAT PRINCE OF PUMPKINLAND By Richard Evans
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Come along with a boy named Kai into the strange country known as Pumpkinland! The evil Shadow Queen has stolen the throne and only Kai, the Cat Prince and his loyal companion Mr. Tipps can stop her... More > before all of Pumpkinland is lost!< Less
Prince Zaleski By M.P. Shiel
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Trade paperback. M. P. Shiel developed a remarkable rival to Sherlock Holmes by creating the mysterious Russian exile, Prince Zaleski. 'Prince Zaleski' was Shiel's first book (originally published in... More > John Lane's 'Keynotes' series in 1895, and graced with a cover by Aubrey Beardsley), and it contains three fascinating detective stories. The influences of writers such as Edgar Allan Poe and Conan Doyle are evident throughout the volume. This Ramble House edition features a new introduction by Richard L. Kellogg. The cover by Gavin L. O'Keefe pays homage to Beardsley's original design.< Less
Richard III- The Black Legend By B. J. Bradley
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A visit to the Tower almost certainly meant a death sentence. After the two Princes were confined to the Tower, they were never seen again. There were many theories as to what had happened to them;... More > that they had drowned,been poisoned, or possibly suffocated. Some thought they were still alive, but most believed they had met their fate at the hands of their uncle- The Black Legend.< Less