Richard III and the Princes in the Tower by Alison Weir


  Richard III Society, The xiv, 217, 256

  Richard of Clarence (see Plantagenet, Richard)

  Richard of Conisburgh, Earl of Cambridge 15

  Riley, H. T. 5

  Rochefort, Guillaume de, Chancellor of France 191–2

  Rogers, Dr Juliet 257–8

  Roper, Sir John 11

  Roper, William 10

  Rose and Crown Inn, Stony Stratford 77

  Ross, Professor Charles 257

  Ross, Dr Jean 257–8

  Rotherham, Thomas, Archbishop of York 64, 83–6, 88, 91, 93, 97, 99, 101–4, 107, 136, 151, 207

  Rous, John 5, 7, 28–9, 31–5, 43, 60, 63, 69, 75–6, 81, 88, 90, 95, 97, 121–4, 129, 133, 142, 158, 168, 171, 193–4, 199–200, 210–11, 215, 218, 223, 225

  Royal Collection, The 32

  Royal College of Physicians, The 174

  Royal Mint, The 89

  Roye, Jean de 49

  Russell, John, Bishop of Lincoln, Lord Chancellor 4, 59, 64, 90–1, 98, 102, 106, 110–11, 114–15, 135, 145, 187, 214

  St Albans, Battle of, 1455 16

  St Albans, Battle of, 1461 17

  St Albans, Herts 86–7

  St George’s Chapel, Windsor 18, 59, 69, 105, 161, 234

  St John’s Hospital, Clerkenwell 88, 212

  St Leger, Sir Thomas 185, 188

  St Martin le Grand, Priory of, London 34, 160

  St Osyth’s Priory, Essex 235

  St Paul’s Cathedral, London 27, 88, 96, 107, 116, 128, 130, 234

  St Paul’s School, London 174

  St Pol, Count of 20, 22

  St Stephen’s Chapel, Westminster 34, 46

  Salic Law, The 15, 219

  Salisbury, Wilts 108, 185, 187

  Sanctuary, The, Westminster Abbey 24–5, 83, 110–11, 144–5, 181, 194–6

  Sandwich, Kent 58

  Santa Cruz, Prior of 229

  Scrope, Lady 25

  Sebert, King of the East Saxons 210

  Selaby, Co. Durham 141

  Serigo, Dr 24, 26

  Settlement, Act of, 1484 (see ‘Titulus Regius’)

  Settlement, Act of, 1485 221–2

  Shaa, Sir Edmund, Lord Mayor of London 81, 112, 115–16, 121

  Shaa, Dr Ralph 116–17, 224

  Shakespeare, William 11–12, 170, 249

  Sheen Palace, Surrey 37, 50

  Sheriff Hutton Castle, Yorks 85, 102, 121–2, 173, 200, 214, 219

  Sheriff Hutton Church, Yorks 197

  Sherwood Forest 214

  Shore, Elizabeth 54–5, 65, 100, 104, 107–8, 130, 187

  Shore, William 54–5, 187

  Shrewsbury, Salop 214

  Simnel, Lambert 231–5, 242

  Simnel, Richard 235

  Simnel, Thomas 235

  Sixtus IV, Pope 41

  Slaughter, William 140, 142, 158, 160

  Society of Antiquaries of London, The 32

  Somerset, Duke of (see Beaufort, Edmund)

  ‘Song of the Lady Bessy’ 7, 61, 158, 168, 196, 208, 211, 213

  Speed, John 11

  Stacey, Dr John 44–5

  Stafford, 5th Earl of 67

  Stafford, Edward, 3rd Duke of Buckingham 188, 222

  Stafford, Henry, 2nd Duke of Buckingham 22, 39, 47–8, 67–9, 71–2, 75–81, 86–8, 90–1, 95–7, 99, 101–2, 104–7, 109–11, 113–16, 121–7, 133, 135, 137, 140, 142–5, 148–9, 151–2, 172, 179–89, 193, 214, 222, 225, 228

  Stafford, Sir Henry 153

  Stafford, Humphrey, 1st Duke of Buckingham 67

  Stafford, Staffs 214

  Stallworthe, Simon 98–9, 110–11, 115, 119

  Stanley, Thomas, Lord, later Earl of Derby 7, 61–2, 64, 88, 98–9, 102–4, 107, 136, 152, 154, 189, 196, 215, 216, 220, 228, 237

  Stanley, Sir William 211, 215–16, 220, 237

  Star Chamber, The, Westminster 93, 111

  Stephen, King of England 154

  Stillington, Robert, Bishop of Bath and Wells, Lord Chancellor 50, 88, 118–21, 137, 202, 220, 223–4, 235

  Stoke, Battle of, 1487 226, 234–5, 243

  Stonor Letters, The 2

  Stonor, Sir William 98, 115

  Stony Stratford, Northants 21, 77, 79

  Stow, John 31, 97, 144

  Stratford, John 23

  Strasbourg, France 108

  Sudeley Castle, Gloucs 118, 133

  Suffolk, Duke of (see de la Pole, John)

  Suffolk, Duchess of (see Plantagenet, Elizabeth)

  Swynford, Katherine, Duchess of Lancaster 15, 153

  Symonds, Richard 231–2

  Talbot, Eleanor (see Butler, Eleanor)

  Talbot, Elizabeth, Duchess of Norfolk 137, 170

  Talbot, Sir Gilbert 236

  Talbot, John, Earl of Shrewsbury 118

  Talbot, Sir John 118

  Tanner, Dr Lawrence E. 255–8

  Taunton, Somerset 238

  Tetzel, Gabriel 37

  Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucs 30, 42, 49

  Tewkesbury, Battle of, 1471 26, 30, 94, 150

  Tewkesbury, Gloucs 148

  Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester 67, 165

  Thoresby, John 44

  Tickenhill Manor, Bewdley, Worcs 40

  Tiptoft, John, Earl of Worcester 51

  Tirel, Walter 150

  ‘Titulus Regius’, Act of Settlement, 1484 4, 11, 117–18, 124, 126, 192, 204, 219–20, 222–4

  Toulouse, France 6

  Tournai, Picardy 236, 241–2

  Tours, France 191

  Tower Hill, London 239, 245, 247

  Tower of London, The 6, 12, 17, 24–5, 27–8, 37, 46, 49, 64, 83, 86, 88–9, 93–4, 99, 102, 105–13, 126, 135–6, 140–4, 147–50, 157–9, 161–4, 169–72, 176, 195, 219, 225, 232–4, 238, 240, 244–5, 250–5, 258

  Towton, Battle of, 1461 17, 20, 53, 94

  ‘Trial of Richard III, The’ (Channel 4) 163, 257

  Tudor, Arthur, Prince of Wales 6, 228–9, 232, 235, 246

  Tudor dynasty 184, 216, 222–3, 228, 235, 251

  Tudor, Edmund, Earl of Richmond 62, 152–3

  Tudor, Henry, Earl of Richmond (see Henry VII)

  Tudor, Jasper, Earl of Pembroke, later Duke of Bedford 153–4, 180, 185

  Tudor, Margaret, Queen of Scotland 229, 234, 251

  Tudor, Mary, Queen of France 229

  Tudor, Owen 153

  Tudor-Craig, Pamela, Lady Wedgwood 179

  Twynho, Ankarette 43–5, 49

  Twynho, Roger 49

  Tyburn, London 44, 188, 239

  Tyrell, Sir James 35, 107, 147, 150–1, 155–60, 169–70, 176, 225, 243–9, 253

  Tyrell, Mary 170, 245

  Tyrell, Thomas 245, 248

  Urbino, Italy 7

  Urswick, Christopher 11, 180–2

  Valera, Diego de 167, 215, 217–18

  Vaughan, Sir Thomas (d. 1483) 39–40, 75, 79, 80–1, 85–6, 91, 102, 121–3, 164

  Vaughan, Sir Thomas, of Brecknock 187

  Vaux, Joan 174

  Vaux, Sir Nicholas 174

  Vere, John de, Earl of Oxford 154

  Vergil, Polydore 2, 4, 7–9, 11, 21, 26, 28, 31–3, 43, 48, 50, 61, 63, 70–1, 78, 99, 102–4, 106–7, 109, 111, 117, 121, 123, 126, 129, 141–2, 147–8, 151, 156, 158, 162, 166, 171, 172, 180–1, 184–5, 188, 194, 200, 206–8, 211–12, 214–17, 223–4, 229, 232, 238, 244, 247

  Vienna, Austria 237

  Vienne, Archbishop of 2

  Wakefield, Battle of, 1460 17

  Warbeck, John 241–2

  Warbeck, Katherine 241–2

  Warbeck, Perkin 231, 236–42

  Warenne family 15

  Warkworth, John 25, 27–8

  Wars of the Roses, The 15–17, 20, 61, 67, 127, 164, 184, 220

  Warwick Castle 42, 133, 149–51, 156

  Warwick 142

  Warwick Guildhall 44

  Waterford, Ireland 237

  Watling Street 75

  Waurin, Jean de 21, 25, 53, 58

  Wayte, Elizabeth (see Lucy, Eliza
beth)

  Webb, John or Jonathan 251

  Welles, Avice 39

  Welshpool, Salop 214

  Wenlock, Lord 21

  Westminster Abbey, London 18, 24–5, 34, 52, 69, 83, 100, 110, 123, 137, 145, 210, 221, 228, 254–6

  Westminster Hall, London 128, 137, 203, 205

  Westminster Palace, London 25, 37, 42, 45–6, 58, 62, 64, 73, 84, 88, 93, 97, 102, 111, 123, 136, 190, 195, 204, 216, 219

  Westmorland, Earl of (see Neville, Ralph)

  White Horse Inn, Leicester

  White, William 257

  Whitelaw, Archibald 31, 129

  Whiteside, Mr 254

  Whittlebury Forest 21

  Wigmore, Edward de 118

  Wigmore, Richard 118

  William II ‘Rufus’, King of England 150

  William of Worcester 29

  Williamson, Audrey 172, 176

  Willoughby, Sir Robert 219

  Winchelsea, Earls of 176–7

  Winchester, City of 257

  Windsor Castle, Berks 37, 45–6, 137, 141, 235

  Wolsey, Thomas, Cardinal 7, 192

  Woodstock Palace, Oxon 143

  Woodville (see Wydville)

  Worcester, City of 152

  Wren, Sir Christopher 254

  Wright, Professor W. 255–8

  Wycliffe, John 131

  Wydville, Anthony, Earl Rivers 20, 40–1, 43, 49, 53–4, 58–60, 63, 64, 66, 68–9, 71, 73, 75–81, 85–6, 91–2, 95, 99, 102, 105, 121–3, 141, 143, 160, 164–5, 212

  Wydville, Sir Edward 48, 75, 83, 93, 144, 228

  Wydville, Elizabeth, Queen of England 19–25, 35, 38–46, 48, 50–5, 57–68, 70–3, 77, 80, 82–5, 88, 90–2, 96, 98, 100–1, 104, 109–11, 117–19, 124, 126, 140, 144–5, 164–5, 168, 173, 176, 178, 181–2, 189–90, 193–4, 195–8, 202–3, 205, 212–13, 222, 224, 228, 230, 232–4

  Wydville, Emma de 19

  Wydville family 19–20, 22, 39, 41, 43–5, 51, 54–5, 57–8, 60–2, 64–6, 68–70, 72–5, 78–83, 86–7, 92, 96, 101–3, 111, 113, 124, 144–5, 164, 180, 182, 185, 189, 204, 214, 233

  Wydville, Joan 20

  Wydville, Sir John 20, 24, 44

  Wydville, Katherine, Duchess of Buckingham and Bedford 22, 68, 137, 228

  Wydville, Lionel, Bishop of Salisbury 22, 83, 108, 144, 155, 185, 188

  Wydville, Richard (I) 19

  Wydville, Richard (II), Earl Rivers 19–22, 24, 40–1, 44

  Wydville, Richard (III) 144, 189, 228

  Wydville, William de 19

  York, City of 31, 56–7, 70–2, 101–2, 108, 113, 115, 122, 151, 155–7, 159, 166, 185, 200, 216

  York Civic Records 31, 72, 122

  York, Dukes of (see Edmund of Langley; Plantagenet Richard – 2 entries; Henry VIII)

  York, House of 17, 53, 56, 61, 67, 72, 111, 127, 155, 165, 184, 200, 203, 217, 219, 222, 226, 229, 232, 239, 246

  York Place, Westminster 84

  York Roll, The 5, 32, 34

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