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Bosworth 1485: The Battle that Transformed England by Michael K. Joneschild
The Daughter of Time by Josephine Teychild
Debatable deaths by Gary L. Blackwood
The Deceivers by Geoffrey Richardson
Desire the Kingdom: A Story of the Last Plantagenets by Paula Simonds Zabkachild
Edward IV by Charles Derek Rosschild
Edward V: The Prince in the Tower by Michael Hickschild
Elizabeth Woodville: Mother of the Princes in the Tower by David Baldwinchild
Elizabeth Wydeville: The Slandered Queen (England's Forgotten Queens) by Arlene Okerlundchild
The End of the House of Lancaster by R.L. Storey
He Who Plays the King by Mary Hockingchild
The King's Grey Mare by Rosemary Hawley Jarmanchild
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. Cookchild
The Later Middle Ages in England, 1216-1485 by B. Wilkinson
The Life and Times of Richard III by Anthony Cheethamchild
Lord Protector by Clayton Spann
The Lost Prince: The Survival of Richard of York by David Baldwinchild
Mysterious Deaths - The Little Princes in the Tower (Mysterious Deaths) by William W. Lace
The Mystery of the Princes by Audrey Williamsonchild
Pale Rose of England: A Novel of the Tudors by Sandra Worthchild
The Perfect Prince: Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe by Ann Wroechild
The Perkin Warbeck Conspiracy 1491-1499 by Ian Arthursonchild
THE PRINCES IN THE TOWER
The Princes in the Tower by Elizabeth Jenkinschild
The Princes in the Tower by Alison Weirchild
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 Rosschild
Richard III and the Princes in the Tower by A.J. Pollardchild
Richard III: A Royal Enigma by Sean Cunninghamchild
Richard III: England's Black Legend by Desmond Sewardchild
Richard the Third by Paul Murray Kendallchild
Royal Blood: King Richard III and the Mystery of the Princes by Bertram Fieldschild
Sanctuary by Blanche Hardychild
A Secret Alchemy by Emma Darwinchild
Select Documents of English Constitutional History by S. B. Chrimes
The Sorcerer's Letterbox by Simon Rose
A Terrible Tomboy by Angela Brazilchild
To the Tower Born by Robin Maxwellchild
Tournament of Time by Elaine Marie Alphinchild
The Tragedy of Richard the Third by William Shakespearechild
A Trail of Blood by Jeremy Potter
The Tudor Rose: The Story of the Queen Who United a Kingdom and Birthed a Dynasty by Margaret Campbell Barneschild
The Wars of the Roses by Alison Weirchild
We Speak No Treason by Rosemary Hawley Jarmanchild
Welsh history review, vol. 3, no. 3, June 1967 by Kenneth O. Morgan
Welsh history review, vol. 8, no. 1, June 1976 by Kenneth O. Morgan
The White Queen by Philippa Gregorychild
White Rose Dies by Miles Tudorchild
The Wrong Plantagenet by Marian Palmerchild
The Year of Three Kings by Giles St. Aubynchild
The Yeoman's Daring Daughter and the Princes in the Tower by Elaine Clayton

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See also Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York (the child's paternal grandfather).

The child Richard, Duke of York and Duke of Norfolk (1473–????), also known as Richard of Shrewsbury, was one of the two "Princes in the Tower." He was the younger son of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville. From him, it became a tradition for the second son of the British sovereign to be named Duke of York. After his father's death, his uncle Richard, Duke of Gloucester (later Richard III) took custody of 10-year-old Richard and his older brother. They were sent to the royal lodgings in the Tower of London. Their whereabouts afterwards and eventual fate is unknown and one of the most fascinating historical mysteries. Several young men later turned up claiming to be Richard, including Perkin Warbeck (c. 1474–1499).

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