The Princes in the Tower Quotes

Alison Weir (historian)
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"Modern writers on the subject of the Princes in the Tower have tended to fall into two categories: those who believe Richard III guilty of the murder of the Princes but are afraid to commit themselves to any confident conclusions, and those who would like to see Richard more or less canonized" (Chapter 1, pg. 1.)

"Edward had come into his own again; the immediate threat from Lancaster had been removed and all was set fair for a period of stable government" (Chapter 2, pg. 26.)

"Richard was essentially the child of a violent age, born to a legacy of civil war" (Chapter 3, pg. 29.)

"It was, however, Edward IV's failure to envisage what the consequences would be to his kingdom and his heir if he were to die young and leave a minor on the throne that led directly to the tragedy of the Princes in the Tower" (Chapter 5, pg. 58.)

"There was...

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