WHY WAS RICHARD III OVERTHROWN?
Richard III reigned for two years, two months and one day. His reign was over run my rumour and even to this day people see Richard as a tyrant. One of the rumours that plagued Richard throughout his reign, was that he had murdered his two young nephews. (one of which was Edward V, who succeeded to the throne immediately after the death of Edward IV). Even in the days
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Richard III it is difficult to assess the situation as his entire reign is shrouded in mystery, rumours. Even so evidence that is available does tend to show that Richard did not do enough to gain support from other nobles, until it was too late (as when he tried to reconcile his problems with southern nobility before the Battle of Bosworth) and he did not realise the severe threat henry Tudor was to the crown.