Ricardian Non-Fiction

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Ian Arthurson, The Perkin Warbeck Conspiracy 1491 – 1499. Alan Sutton Publishing, Stroud, UK, 1994 (reviewed in “Three Books on Perkin Warbeck”) (PB)

John Ashdown-Hill, Eleanor – The Secret Queen. The History Press, Stroud, 2009 (HB)

John Ashdown Hill, Richard III’s ‘Beloved Cousyn’ – John Howard and the House of York. The History Press, Stroud, 2009 (HB)

John Ashdown-Hill, The Last Days of Richard III.  The History Press, Stroud, 2010 (new edition 2013) (HB – also available for Kindle)

Lorraine Attreed (ed.), The York House Books, 1461-1490.  2 vols.  Alan Sutton for Richard III & Yorkist History Trust, 1991 (HB)

David Baldwin, Elizabeth Woodville – Mother of the Princes in the Tower. Sutton Publishing, Stroud, 2002 (PB)

David Baldwin, The Lost Prince.  Sutton Publishing, Stroud, 2007 (HB)

David Baldwin, The Kingmaker’s Sisters – Six Powerful Women in the Wars of the Roses. The History Press, Stroud, 2009 (HB)

David Baldwin, Richard III.  Amberley Publishing, 2012 (HB)

Andrew Boardman, The First Battle of St Albans 1455.  Tempus Publishing, Stroud, 2006 (PB)

Lesley Boatwright, Moira Habberjam, Peter Hammond (eds.), The Logge Register of PCC Wills, 1479 to 1486, Richard III Society, Knaphill (UK), 2008 (available from Richard III Society)

Peter Burley, Michael Elliott, Harvey Watson, The Battles of St Albans. Pen & Sword Military, Barnsley, 2007 (PB)

Annette  Carson, Richard III – The Maligned King. The History Press, Stroud, 2008 (HB + PB)

Annette Carson, Richard III:  A Small Guide to the Great Debate. (self published)

Helen Castor, Blood & Roses:  The Paston Family in the Fifteenth Century.  Faber and Faber, London, 2004 (PB)

Helen Castor, She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth.  Faber and Faber, London, 2010 (HB)

Anne Crawford, The Yorkists. Hambledon Continuum, 2009 (HB)

Helen Cox, The Battle of Wakefield Revisited:  A Fresh Perspective on Richard of York’s Final Battle, December 1460. Herstory Writing & Interpretation/York Publishing Services, 2010 (available from YPD Books)

Helen Cox, Walk Wakefield 1460:  A Visitor Guide to Battle-Related Sites.  Herstory Writing & Interpretation/York Publishing Services, 2011 (available from YPD Books)

Susan Curran, The English Friend:  An illustrated biography of William de la Pole, first duke of Suffolk (1396-1450).  Lasse Press, 2011 (PB – also available for Kindle etc from The English Friend)

Rhoda Edwards, The Itinerary of King Richard III 1483-1485.  Richard III Society, 1983

Bertram Fields, Royal Blood – Richard III and the Mystery of the Princes. Regan Books, New York, 1998 (PB)

Veronica Fiorato, Anthea Boylston, Christopher Knusel (eds.), Blood Red Roses: The Archaeology of a Mass Grave from the Battle of Towton AD 1461.  Foreword by Robert Hardy.  Oxbow Books, 2007 (PB)

Louise Gill, Richard III & Buckingham’s Rebellion.  Sutton Publishing, 1999 (HB)

John Goodall, God’s House at Ewelme.  Ashgate Publishing Group, 2001 (HB)

Philip A Haigh, From Wakefield to Towton: Battleground England – The Wars of the Roses. Pen & Sword Books Ltd, 2001 (PB)

PW Hammond, & Anne F Sutton, Richard III – The Road to Bosworth Field. Book Club Associates, 1985 (HB)

Peter Hammond, Richard III and the Bosworth Campaign.  Pen & Sword Military, Barnsley/GB, 2010 (HB)

Peter Hancock, Richard III and the Murder in the Tower.  The History Press, Stroud, 2009 (HB)

Michael Hicks, Warwick the Kingmaker.  Blackwell Publishers, 2007 (first published 1998) (PB)

David Hipshon, Richard III and the Death of Chivalry.  The History Press, Stroud, 2009 (HB)

Rosemary Horrox, The De La Poles of Hull.  East Yorkshire Local History Society, 1983 (PB)

Rosemary Horrox, Richard III:  A Study in Service.  Cambridge University Press, 1989 (PB)

Rosemary Horrox, Fifteenth-Century Attitudes:  Perceptions of society in late medieval England.  Cambridge University Press, 2008 (PB)

Rosemary Horrox & P.W. Hammond (eds.), British Library Harleian Manuscrip 433.  Vol.1. Richard III Society, 1979 (HB)

Michael K. Jones, The King’s Mother: Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby.  Cambridge University Press, 1993 (PB)

Michael K. Jones, Bosworth 1485 – Psychology of a Battle. Tempus Publishing, Stroud, 2002 (PB)

Paul Murray Kendall, Richard the Third. WW Norton & Co., New York, 1955 (PB)

Paul Murray Kendall, Warwick the Kingmaker.  Phoenix Press, 2002 (first published 1957) (PB)

Diana M Kleyn, Richard of England. Jacobyte Books, Mitcham, Australia, 2000 (reviewed in “Three Books on Perkin Warbeck“) (PB)

Philippa Langley & Michael Jones, The King’s Grave.  St. Martin’s Press, 2013

Mathew Morris & Richard Buckley, Richard III:  The King under the Car Park. University of Leicester Archaeological Services, 2013

Arlene Okerlund, Elizabeth – England’s Slandered Queen. Tempus Publishing, Stroud, 2006 (PB)

Thomas Penn, Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England.  Penguin Books, 2012 (PB)

J Petre (ed.), Richard III – Crown and People. Richard III Society, 1985 (HB)

A.J. Pollard, North-eastern England During the Wars of the Roses: Lay Society, War and Politics, 1450-1500.  Clarendon Press, 1991 (HB)

A.J. Pollard, The Worlds of Richard III.  Tempus, Stroud, 2001 (PB)

A.J. Pollard, Warwick the Kingmaker.  Hambledon Continuum, 2007 (HB)

Jeremy Potter, Good King Richard?  An Account of Richard III and his Reputation. Constable, London, 1983 (PB)

Charles Ross, Edward IV.  English Monarchs Series, Yale University Press, 1997 (PB)

Charles Ross, Richard III.  Yale English Monarchs, Yale University Press, 2005 (first published 1999) (PB)

James Ross, John De Vere, Thirteenth Earl of Oxford (1442-1513): ‘The Foremost Man of the Kingdom‘.  The Boydell Press, 2011 (HB)

John Sadler, The Red Rose and the White: The Wars of the Roses, 1453-1487.  Pearson Education Ltd, 2009 (HB)

John Sadler, Towton:  The Battle of Palm Sunday Field.  Pen & Sword Ltd, 2010 (HB)

David Santiuste, Edward IV and the Wars of the Roses.  Pen & Sword Books Ltd, 2010 (HB)

John Schofield, Medieval London Houses.  Yale University Press, 2003 (PB)

Chris Skidmore, Bosworth: The Birth of the Tudors.  Weidenfels & Nicolson, 2013 (HB)

Anne F. Sutton & Livia Visser-Fuchs with R.A. Griffiths, The Royal Funerals of the House of York at Windsor.  Richard III Society, 2005 (PB)

Livia Visser-Fuchs (ed.), Richard III and East Anglia:  Magnates, Gilds and Learned Men, Richard III Society, 2010 (PB) (available from Richard III Society)

John Watts, Henry VI and the Politics of Kingship.  Cambridge University Press, 1999 (first published 1996) (PB)

John Watts, The Making of Polities: Europe, 1300-1500.  Cambridge University Press, 2009 (PB)

Christine Weightman, Margaret of York:  The Diabolical Duchess.  Amberley Publishing, Chalford, 2009 (PB)

Josephine Wilkinson, Richard – the Young King to Be. Amberley Publishing, 2008 (HB)

Aubrey Williamson, The Mystery of the Princes. Sutton Publishing, Stroud, 1978 (PB)

Ann Wroe, The Perfect Prince. Random House, New York, USA, 2003 (reviewed in “Three Books on Perkin Warbeck“) (HB)

Other Media

The following DVDs are suitable for all regions.

DVD:  The Battle of Towton 1461, rkproductions, 2011 (available from rkproductions)

DVD:  Middleham Castle:  A Royal Residence, Loyalty Binds Me!, 2007/2008 (available from Loyalty Binds Me!)

DVD:  The Battle of Wakefield 1460/The Building of Sandal’s Castles, Loyalty Binds Me!, 2009 (available from Loyalty Binds Me!)