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The Adventures of Alianore Audley by Brian Wainwright
The Battle of Bosworth by Michael Bennett
The Battles of Barnet and Tewkesbury by P. W. Hammond
Bosworth 1485: The Battle that Transformed England by Michael K. Jones
Bosworth Field and the Wars of the Roses by A. L. Rowse
A Brief History of Britain 1066 - 1485 by Nicholas Vincent
A Brief History of Medieval Warfare by Peter Reid
By loyalty bound by Elizabeth Ashworth
The Captive Heart by Bertrice Small
The Confession of Richard Plantagenet by Dora Greenwell McChesney
Crown and Nobility: England 1272-1461 by Anthony Tuck
Crown of Roses by Valerie Anand
The Daring Heart by Carmen Caine
A Dark History: Tudors Murder, Adultery, Incest, Witchcraft, Wars, Religious Persection, Piracy by Judith John
The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey
Daughter of York by Anne Easter Smith
The Death of Kings : Royal Deaths in Medieval England by Michael Evans
Desire the Kingdom: A Story of the Last Plantagenets by Paula Simonds Zabka
Dickon by Marjorie Bowen
Digging for Richard III: The Search for the Lost King by Mike Pitts
The divided rose by Jean Evans
The Dreams of Kings by David Saunders
Edward IV by Hannes Kleineke
Edward IV by Charles Derek Ross
Edward IV by Michael Hicks
Edward IV and the Wars of the Roses by David Santiuste
Edward IV: A Source Book by Keith Dockray
Edward V: The Prince in the Tower by Michael Hicks
Eleanor the Secret Queen: The Woman Who Put Richard III on the Throne by John Ashdown-Hill
Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World by Alison Weir
Elizabeth Woodville: Mother of the Princes in the Tower by David Baldwin
Elizabeth Wydeville: The Slandered Queen (England's Forgotten Queens) by Arlene Okerlund
Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses by John A. Wagner
England in the Late Middle Ages by A. R. Myers
England in the Later Middle Ages by M.H. Keen
English Monarchs: William The Conqueror, Henry VIII, Edward The Confessor, Henry VII, Henry II, Edward IV, Richard III ( by David C. Douglas
The Exiled by Posie Graeme-Evans
False, Fleeting, Perjur'd Clarence: George, Duke of Clarence, 1449-78 by M. A. Hicks
Figures in Silk by Vanora Bennett
The Goldsmith's Wife by Jean Plaidy
Hastings to Culloden: Battles of Britain by Peter Young
He Who Plays the King by Mary Hocking
Henry VI by Bertram Wolffe
Henry VI, Part 2 by William Shakespeare
Henry VI, Part 3 by William Shakespeare
Henry VII by S. B. Chrimes
The Hollow Crown: A History of Britain in the Late Middle Ages by Miri Rubin
The Horizon book of the Elizabethan world by Lacey Baldwin Smith
The Household of Edward IV: The Black Book and the Ordinance of 1478 by A.R.Myers
Imagining Robin Hood: The Late Medieval Stories in Historical Context by A.J. Pollard
The Innocent by Posie Graeme-Evans
Keepers of the Kingdom: The Ancient Offices of Britain by Alastair Bruce
The King's Grave: The Discovery of Richard III's Lost Burial Place and the Clues It Holds by Philippa Langley
The King's Daughter by Sandra Worth
The King's Grace by Anne Easter Smith
The King's Grey Mare by Rosemary Hawley Jarman
The Kingmaker's Daughter by Philippa Gregory
Knight Errant by R. Garcia y Robertson
Lady of the Roses: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses by Sandra Worth
Lancaster Against York: The Wars of the Roses and the Foundation of Modern Britain by Trevor Royle
Lancastrians and Yorkists: The Wars of the Roses by David R. Cook
The Last Days of Richard III and the Fate of His DNA by John Ashdown-Hill
The Last Medieval Queens: English Queenship 1445-1503 by J. L. Laynesmith
The Last of the Barons by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The Last Plantagenets by Thomas B. Costain
The Later Middle Ages in England, 1216-1485 by B. Wilkinson
Less Fortunate Than Fair by Sandra Wilson
The Life and Times of Edward IV by Gila Falkus
The Life and Times of Richard III by Anthony Cheetham
Lion Invincible by Carol Wensby-Scott
Love & War by Sandra Worth
The Making of the Tudor Dynasty by Ralph A. Griffiths
The Master of Bruges by Terence Morgan
The Mysterious Mistress: The Life and Legend of Jane Shore by Margaret Crosland
The Mythology of Richard III by John Ashdown-Hill
Notorious Royal Marriages: A Juicy Journey Through Nine Centuries of Dynasty, Destiny, and Desire by Leslie Carroll
On Royalty: A Very Polite Inquiry Into Some Strangely Related Families by Jeremy Paxman
The Ordnance Survey Complete Guide to the Battlefields of Britain (Mermaid Books) by David Smurthwaite
Our Island Story: A History of England for Boys and Girls by H. E. Marshall
The Perfect Prince: Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe by Ann Wroe
The Perkin Warbeck Conspiracy 1491-1499 by Ian Arthurson
Plantagenet Encyclopedia: An Alphabetic Guide to 400 Years of English History by Elizabeth Hallam
The Plantagenets by John Harvey
The Plantagenets: The Kings That Made Britain by Derek Wilson
The Princes in the Tower by Alison Weir
The Princes in the Tower by Elizabeth Jenkins
The Queen of Last Hopes by Susan Higginbotham
The Queen Who Never Was by Maureen Peters
Red Rose of Anjou by Jean Plaidy
Red Rose, White Rose by Joanna Hickson
The Reign of Edward IV by Eric N. Simons
The Religious Life of Richard III : Piety and Prayer in the North of England by Jonathan Hughes
Richard : the young king to be by Josephine Wilkinson
Richard III by Charles Derek Ross
Richard III and the Princes in the Tower by A.J. Pollard
Richard III: A Royal Enigma by Sean Cunningham
Richard III: England's Black Legend by Desmond Seward
Richard the Third by Paul Murray Kendall
Royal Mistress by Anne Easter Smith
Sanctuary by Blanche Hardy
A Secret Alchemy by Emma Darwin
Select Documents of English Constitutional History by S. B. Chrimes
Snared Nightingale by Geoffrey Trease
Son of York by Julia Hamilton
Das Spiel der Könige by Rebecca Gablé
The Stolen Crown: The Secret Marriage that Forever Changed the Fate of England by Susan Higginbotham
The Sun In Splendor by Juliet Dymoke
The Sun in Splendour by Jean Plaidy
The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay Penman
A Terrible Tomboy by Angela Brazil
The Third Plantagenet: George, Duke of Clarence, Richard III's Brother by John Ashdown-Hill
This Sun of York: a Biography of Edward IV by Mary Clive
Three Blind Mice: The Dark History of Nursery Rhymes by Albert Jack
The Three Richards: Richard I, Richard II and Richard III by Nigel Saul
The Tower of London in the History of England by A. L. Rowse
Towton 1461: England's Bloodiest Battle by Christopher Gravett
The Tragedy of Richard the Third by William Shakespeare
Treason by Meredith Whitford
The Uncrowned Queen: A Novel by Posie Graeme-Evans
The Unpopular King by Alfred Owen Legge
The Virgin Widow by Anne O'Brien
The Wars of the Roses by John Gillingham
The Wars of the Roses by J. R. Lander
The Wars of the Roses by Anthony Cheetham
The Wars of the Roses by Robin Neillands
The Wars of the Roses by Alison Weir
The Wars of the Roses: A Concise History by Charles Ross
The Wars of the Roses: Military activity and English society, 1452-97 by Anthony Goodman
The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors by Dan Jones
Warwick the Kingmaker by Paul Murray Kendall
We Speak No Treason by Rosemary Hawley Jarman
We Speak No Treason: The Flowering of the Rose by Rosemary Hawley Jarman
We Speak No Treason: The White Rose Turned to Blood by Rosemary Hawley Jarman
The White Queen by Philippa Gregory
The White Rose by Jan Westcott
White Rose Dies by Miles Tudor
White Rose, Dark Summer by Eleanor Fairburn
Who's Who In Late Medieval England by M. A. Hicks
Wife to the Kingmaker by Sandra Wilson
William Caxton (Twayne's English authors series ; TEAS 263) by Frieda Elaine Penninger
William Caxton and Early Printing in England by Lotte Hellinga
William Caxton: A biography by George D. Painter
The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen, and the King's Mother by Philippa Gregory
The World of Richard III by Kristie Dean
The Year of Three Kings by Giles St. Aubyn

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Edward IV (1442–1483), King of England, was a successful military commander and a charismatic leader who played a major role in the Wars of the Roses. His reign was interrupted by this dynastic struggle; it's often dated from 1461-1470 and from 1471-his death. His heraldic badges included the sun surrounded by rays (or "sun in splendour"), recalling his great victory at the Battle of Mortimer's Cross in 1461. The Sun in Splendour also became his nickname, along with the Rose of Rouen for his birthplace.

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