This is the latest of Matthew Lewis’ books and covers a longer period than any of the others, from Hereward the Wake’s emergence after Hastings to the beginning of the Wars of the Roses, almost as long a period as this book. Lewis is already an expert on “The Anarchy” (chapter 2) and the Roses… Continue reading Rebellion in the Middle Ages
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Lucy Worsley “proves” Richard III murdered his nephews….!
Episode 3 of Lucy Worsley‘s latest TV series is about The Princes in the Tower, and from the outset it’s clear that Lucy is Lady Dracula, because she goes for Richard III’s jugular at every opportunity. The thought that he might be innocent doesn’t seem to occur to her because she’s utterly convinced of… Continue reading Lucy Worsley “proves” Richard III murdered his nephews….!
Eleanor the Crusader
My next book – due for release in October, all being well – is about Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. They were one of Europe’s most fabulous power couples, ruling lands that spread from the North Sea to the Mediterranean. Eleanor was nine years Henry’s senior. When they married in 1152, he was a… Continue reading Eleanor the Crusader
Leslau, Holbein, More and Clement
Before I begin, I have two words of warning. The first is that a huge spoiler for my novels Loyalty and the sequel Honour unavoidably follows. Just so that you know! Secondly, the following is my telling of the theory researched and expounded by Jack Leslau, an amateur art enthusiast who believed that he stumbled… Continue reading Leslau, Holbein, More and Clement
A New Biography
15 September 2018 sees the UK release of Richard III: Loyalty Binds Me, a new full-length biography of King Richard III. My intention in setting out to write this account of Richard’s life from cradle to grave was to be as balanced as possible, even though I am a Ricardian. I am certain the book… Continue reading A New Biography
More forthcoming books
http://mattlewisauthor.wordpress.com/2016/06/15/one-year-on-new-book-news/ … and we shall soon open an electrical supply store with all these plugs.
Like father, like son …
(by Matthew Lewis, originally published in History Today): http://www.historyextra.com/article/feature/father-son-richard-plantagenet-and-richard-iii?utm_source=Facebook+referral&utm_medium=Facebook.com&utm_campaign=Bitly
The Tantalising Childhood of Richard, Duke of York
In 1416, Richard, Duke of York was just four and a half years old when, in March, he was placed into the care of Robert Waterton. Richard’s mother, Anne Mortimer, had died shortly after he was born and his father, Richard of Conisburgh, had been executed a year earlier for his part in the Southampton… Continue reading The Tantalising Childhood of Richard, Duke of York
New website is up at last!
I’ve finally got around to sorting out a website for my books. Hope you like it! http://mattlewisauthor.com https://mattlewisauthor.wordpress.com/2016/03/20/new-website-is-up-at-last/
Music Review: Richard III
Richard III by Ian Churchward and The Legendary Ten Seconds Track Titles Sheriff Hutton Richard Liveth Yet Written At Rising Act III, Scene IV The Year of Three Kings Hollow Crown Remember My Name Lord Lovell’s Lullaby Requiem Royal Title Ambion Hill Additional narrative notes are also provided (see below). Having read the Legendary Ten… Continue reading Music Review: Richard III