The Royal Bastards of Medieval England

October 31, 2020
The Royal Bastards of Medieval England

This book examines the nature of the family in medieval society,and why illegitimacy, which was so much condemned in theory, wasoften ignored in practice. It examines the careers of notablebastards - in particular the use made of bastardy proceedings tobar the sons of Edward IV (the ill-fated Princes in the Tower) fromthe throne.OCR with Table of Contents