Medieval murder at Richard’s Red Tower in York….

Here is a tale of how a 15th-century trade dispute in York got out of hand, and for once Richard isn’t getting the blame! The following extract is from here: “A building in York, which was once the scene of a medieval murder over a trade dispute during its construction 500 years ago, is set… Continue reading Medieval murder at Richard’s Red Tower in York….

York’s little red tower is opened to the public….

Originally commissioned by Richard III, and built in 1490, this small brick-built tower in York has been beautifully restored, was opened on Saturday – the day of the royal wedding. The tower is yet another historic treasure with which Richard is connected. He may not have lived to even middle age, or reigned for more than… Continue reading York’s little red tower is opened to the public….