Did Elizabeth of York really have an affair with Richard III?

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Thank you to Sebnem for asking "Did Elizabeth of York really have an affair with Richard III?", something which has been popularised by the "Cousins' War" series of novels by Philippa Gregory and the TV adaptations of them. Is there any truth to this idea? Was Elizabeth of York in love with Richard III? Did Richard and his niece become lovers? And did Richard III poison Anne Neville, his queen? Historian Claire Ridgway looks at what history tells us about Elizabeth of York and her uncle, Richard III. You can see this podcast as a video at the following link: https://youtu.be/SiIWLs0X00E Book recommendation: Elizabeth of York: The Forgotten Tudor Queen by Amy Licence Article for further reading: https://nerdalicious.com.au/history/elizabeth-of-york-and-her-kings-richard-iii/ -- Claire Ridgway Historian and author, founder of the Anne Boleyn Files and Tudor Society www.theanneboleynfiles.com www.tudorsociety.com www.elizabethfiles.com https://twitter.com/AnneBoleynFiles http://www.facebook.com/theanneboleynfiles https://www.instagram.com/anneboleynfiles/ https://twitter.com/thetudorsociety https://www.facebook.com/tudorsociety/ https://www.instagram.com/tudor.society/

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