Treachery at Bosworth: what really brought down Richard III

David Hipshon, whose book on the controversial Yorkist monarch is out now, has a new perspective on the reason for Richard's death at the battle of Bosworth in 1485

Portrait of Richard III, dated 15th century. (Photo by Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)

This article was first published in the March 2009 issue of BBC History Magazine 

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