Monday, 16 December 2013

Buckingham's Rebellion against Richard III

My article on Buckingham's Rebellion has just been published in MedievaL Warfare magazine (vole III issue 6). You can pick up a copy in most newsagents or online

Buckingham's Rebellion in the autumn of 1483 is a fascinating moment in history. In a few short weeks, the Duke of Buckingham had gone from being the greatest supporter of Richard III to his greatest enemy. Did he perhaps have designs on the throne himself, or was he sincere in his professed support for Henry Tudor? Also, find out how Margaret Beaufort was able to link her own conspiracy with Queen Elizabeth Woodville to Buckingham's cause.

Richard III's quick thinking, along with the worst weather of the fifteenth century, saved his throne - for the time being...

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