The Princes in the Tower by Alison Weir
Recommended by Brenna Ring
Branch Manager, Rancho San Diego Branch
Did you enjoy the recent historical drama, The White Queen? Want to know more about what historians think happened during that time? The San Diego County Library has many history books that can help you learn about the time of Henry VIII’s mother (Elizabeth of York) and grandmother (Elizabeth Woodville). Alison Weir’s The Princes in the Tower is one book that sheds light on that time period. Alison Weir, the noted historian and novelist, focuses on what we know about Richard III, the uncle of the “Princes in the Tower”. Did Richard III kill his nephews or didn’t he? Read The Princes in the Tower and find out! And check out our other books on English history to prepare for the next great series!