The Secret Queen

John Ashdown-Hill argues that Eleanor Talbot was married to Edward IV, and that therefore Edward's subsequent union with Elizabeth Widville was bigamous, making her children illegitimate.

The Secret Queen

The Secret Queen

When Edward IV died in 1483, the Yorkist succession was called into question by doubts about the legitimacy of his son, Edward (one of the "Princes in the Tower"). The crown passed to Edward's undoubtedly legitimate younger brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester. But those who believed in the legitimacy of Edward IV's children viewed Richard III's accession with suspicion. From the day when Edward IV married Eleanor, or pretended to do so, the House of York confronted an uncertain future. This book argues that Eleanor Talbot was married to Edward IV, therefore Edward's subsequent marriage to Elizabeth Woodville was bigamous, making her children illegitimate. It also offers a solution to one of history's great mysteries, by putting forward groundbreaking new evidence that calls into question the identity of the "bones in the urn" in Westminster Abbey, believed for centuries to be the remains of the "Princes in the Tower."

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The Secret Queen
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: John Ashdown-Hill
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-01 - Publisher:

When Edward IV died in 1483, the Yorkist succession was called into question by doubts about the legitimacy of his son, Edward (one of the "Princes in the Tower"). The crown passed to Edward's undoubtedly legitimate younger brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester. But those who believed in the legitimacy of
The Secret Queen
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: John Ashdown-Hill
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-26 - Publisher: The History Press

When Edward IV died in 1483, the Yorkist succession was called into question by doubts about the legitimacy of his son, Edward (one of the 'Princes in the Tower'). The crown therefore passed to Edward's undoubtedly legitimate younger brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester. But Richard, too, found himself entangled in
The Secret Queen
Language: en
Pages: 42
Authors: Silvano Bistazzoni
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-27 - Publisher:

'There's a trail of people leaving the Queen's Gallery alongside the Buckingham Palace. Lots of visitors chatting and laughing. There's also a Grand Parade of Horsemen.''Yeah, that's men on horses. Lots of smelly things on the square, ' Rabbit tells me.'Of course, what do you expect, perfume?''I was just saying,
The Secret Queen
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Paul Duerksen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-21 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

In "The Secret Queen," young Princess Amanda Dawn Windhills receives permission to go on a trade mission with other elves into the lands of men. But there the caravan is attacked and many elf children are kidnapped and sold into slavery. To survive this ordeal in a strange land Amanda
Mystery of the Secret Queen
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Mark Miller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-11 - Publisher: Millerwords, LLC

A secret, wrapped in a mystery, hidden in a ring. There is no greater loneliness than self-doubt. Olena has been Queen of the Eastern Sky for almost a year. She is surrounded by friends, queens and servants. But her sister, Zandria, is off on another adventure without her. And worse,

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