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The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings Who Invented England. Dan Jones

The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings Who Invented England. Dan Jones // Crazy long, but very interesting.

Eleanor of Aquataine - on of the most fascinating women in medieval history. Queen to both the Kings of France and England and mother of 2 of our most notable Kings Richard the Lionheart and King John

Eleanor of Aquataine - on of the most fascinating women in medieval history. Queen to both the Kings of France and England and mother of 2 of our most notable Kings Richard the Lionheart and King John

Lady Anne Neville (1456–1485)-daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"); wife of the Lancastrian Edward, Prince of Wales (son of Henry VI) and later of the Yorkist Richard III.

LADY ANNE NEVILLE daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"); wife of the Lancastrian Edward, Prince of Wales (son of Henry VI) and later of the Yorkist Richard III.

place where King Richard III's remains were found. A car park behind the municipal health building.

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’: King Richard III’s battle-scarred skeleton found buried Leicester parking lot

Statue of Richard III, last Plantagenet king of England. Much maligned by the victorious Tudors, Shakespeare wrote him as crook-backed and treacherous, though no extant records record such a thing. He is also infamously supposed to have ordered the death of his nephews, thereby leaving his path to the throne clear after his brother, Edward's death. As of September '12 a dig is in progress in Leicester, to attempt to find his grave.

Statue of Richard III, Castle Gardens, Leicester, UK - last Plantagenet king of England and the last king to die in battle.

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