"So wise so young, they say, do never live long" Shakespeare, Richard III, Act III, Scene I
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The fate of the Princes in the Tower is perhaps one of the greatest mysteries in English history. Who actually killed Edward V and Richard, Duke of York? How is it that they ended up in the Tower of London at all? Who benefited the most from their deaths? And what was the ultimate result of that tragedy? Alison Weir pens a great case for what happened back in 1483---and squarely lays all the evidence on one man: Richard III.