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"There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do." Anaïs Nin
The Tegan to my Sara.
The Great Houses of Lancaster and York
“Edward lives as if there is no tomorrow, Richard as if he wants no tomorrow, and George as though someone should give it to him for free.”
NASA astronaut Leland D Melvin with his dogs Jake and Scout.
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History Meme: Seven Pairings (2/7) Anne Neville and Richard III of England
Richard and Anne had first met when he was taken into her father’s household at Middleham Castle on the death of his own father in 1460. Anne married first Edward of Westminister, the son of Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou, the pair were not said to be fond of each other and Edward was killed not a year later at the Battle of Tewkesberry, after Anne was taken back to Coventery to stay with her sister Isabel and Isabel’s husband George, Duke of Clarence. In 1471 Richard declared his intentions to marry Anne, but was rejected by George who had made himself her ward as Anne’s father was dead. According to legend George dressed Anne as a servant and hid her in a London Cook shop, where Richard then found her and the two were married that night of 12 June 1472 in Westminister Abbey, they then moved to Middleham Castle-Anne and Richard’s childhood home. The two had one son Edward who was born in 1473. In 1483 when Richard’s brother Edward IV of England died, hEdward’s 12 year old son became Edward V of England, he was escorted to the Tower of London in May of 1483 and he never came back out. Edward and his siblings where declared illegitimate and Richard crowned himself King of England and Anne Queen of England. They only reigned two years (1483-1485) and Anne died of a wasting disease in March of 1485 at the age of 28, Anne was buried in Westminister Abbey and Richard was said to have wept at her funeral, he was killed only 5 months later on 22 August 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth Field, he was the last King of England to die in battle.