Edward IV: champion of the Wars of the Roses

The first Yorkist king of England was given short shrift by Shakespeare. Yet AJ Pollard, author of a new book on Edward, argues that he was a remarkable military leader who decisively won the bloody, dynastic conflict

A portrait of Edward IV, the first Yorkist king of England. From the National Portrait Gallery. (Photo by Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images)

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