Weir has no idea if More actually did this, but she goes on to base her assumption on this.
Alison Weir's books, whether non-fiction history or novels based on historical fact, are very well researched, easily understood, and reach logical conclusions.
That said, I very much liked the book, was glad I read it, and am more motivated to read other books on the subject (ones they may be more pro-Richard even).
This is the only book I have read by Alison Weir, but it is enough for me to understand why she is such a popular historian. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Edmund Marlowe
I am a huge fan of English history but the Plantagenet line has always fascinated me. There have been so many stories about Richard III and his family but none ever went into... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lisa C. Gattone
I am a huge fan of Alison Weir's histories. Her research is impeccable and her writing highly accessible to those not as profoundly interested in this period of English history as... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Roni Gabriellle Sacksteder
Excellent reading! I liked it so much, after reading Library Loan E-Book, I fully intend to buy it! That's how good it is!
Unbiased analysis from author. Logic, factual. Read more
Still don't buy the theory that Richard had a hand in this! Good read though.Published 2 months ago by Marie Boylan
I believe the author did not show the reader both sides of the coin to make a decision as to the fate of the Princes. Ms. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Regent Bess
I have always been a history buff, but this historical event is dynamic and heart-wrenching. I found Alison Weir's book on The Princes in the Tower open-minded and engaging, she... Read morePublished 4 months ago by christine hutchens
I've read all of Allison Weir's books and found this one to be the most compelling. She thoroughly utilized historical accounts and presented a hypothesis here that is... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Shay33