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In their case the papal dispensation was obtained after Catherine declared the first marriage had not been consummated. Richard's marriage to Anne was never declared null, and it was public to everyone including secular and canon lawyers for 13 years. Later in the year, under the terms of the Act of Resumption,  George lost some of the property he held under royal grant, and made no secret of his displeasure.
John Paston's letter of November says that the king planned to put both his younger brothers in their place by acting as "a stifler atween them". Inon his birthday, he was made Constable of Gloucester and Corfe Castles and Admiral of England, Ireland and Aquitaine  and appointed Governor of the North, becoming the richest and most powerful noble in England. On 17 Octoberhe was made Constable of England. The following year, he was appointed Chief Steward and Chamberlain of Wales.
They departed Flushing for England on 11 March Kendall and later historians have suggested that this was with the intention of making Richard the Lord of the North;  Peter Booth, however, has argued that "instead of allowing his brother the Duke of Gloucester carte blanche, [Edward] restricted his influence by using his own agent, Sir William Parr.
Its main focus of operations was Yorkshire and the north-east, and its primary responsibilities were land disputes, keeping of the king's peace, and punishing lawbreakers.
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He had been Warden of the West March on the Scottish border since 10 September and again from May ; he used Penrith as a base while 'taking effectual measures' against the Scots, and 'enjoyed the revenues of the estates' of the Forest of Cumberland while doing so.
Louis XI of France had attempted to negotiate a military alliance with Scotland in the tradition of the " Auld Alliance "with the aim of attacking England, according to a contemporary French chronicler. The king failed to arrive to lead the English army and the result was intermittent skirmishing until early Although it is debatable whether the English victory was due more to internal Scottish divisions rather than any outstanding military prowess by Richard,  it was the last time that the Royal Burgh of Berwick changed hands between the two realms.
At the queen's request, Earl Rivers was escorting the young king to London with an armed escort of men, while Richard and Buckingham's joint escort was men. They were taken to Pontefract Castle, where they were executed on 25 June on the charge of treason against the Lord Protector after appearing before a tribunal led by Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland. Earl Rivers had appointed Richard as executor of his will.
Richard III 'given dignity denied in death' as he is laid to rest
They entered the city on 4 May, displaying the carriages of weapons Earl Rivers had taken with his man army. Richard first accommodated Edward in the Bishop's apartments; then, on Buckingham's suggestion, the king was moved to the royal apartments of the Tower of Londonwhere kings customarily awaited their coronation.
Joining her were her son by her first marriage, Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset ; her five daughters; and her youngest son, Richard, Duke of York.
According to Thomas More, Hastings was taken out of the council chambers and summarily executed in the courtyard, while others, like Lord Thomas Stanley and John Morton, Bishop of Elywere arrested. The identity of the informant, known only through the memoirs of French diplomat Philippe de Commineswas Robert Stillingtonthe Bishop of Bath and Wells.
His title to the throne was confirmed by Parliament in January by the document Titulus Regius. During this journey through the country, the king and queen endowed King's College and Queens' College at Cambridge University and made grants to the church. Buckingham's rebellion Ina conspiracy arose among a number of disaffected gentry, many of whom had been supporters of Edward IV and the "whole Yorkist establishment".
However, it has also been pointed out that as this narrative stems from Richard's own parliament ofit should probably be treated "with caution". Buckingham tried to escape in disguise, but was either turned in by a retainer for the bounty Richard had put on his head, or was discovered in hiding with him. His widow, Catherine Woodvillelater married Jasper Tudorthe uncle of Henry Tudor, who was in the process of organising another rebellion.
Edmund and his friend, Lord Percy Percy, Duke of Northumberlandare joined by a servant Baldrickwho with a bit of flattery manages to win enough favour with Edmund to be chosen as his squire for the morning battle.
The next day, both Edmund and Baldrick oversleep. Once woken by Edmund's mother, Gertrude of Flandersthey rush to the battlefield, Edmund by horse and Baldrick by mule. Edmund is initially eager to fight but, observing the combatants from afar, he comes to the realisation that fighting could lead to death. He decides at that moment to remain a spectator and then hides behind a bush to relieve himself.
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Meanwhile, the King has won the battle but lost his horse. Telling the Duke of York that he will meet him back at the castle, he wanders off to search for another horse, stumbling across Edmund's steed. Noticing an attempt to steal his horse, Edmund draws his sword and decapitates the apparent thief, only recognising him as King Richard III afterwards.
With Baldrick's help, Edmund hides the body in a cottage but forgets the head, which Percy brings, claiming it to be his triumph until realising whose head it is. Before they can escape, a wounded knight begs to be sheltered in exchange for his land and money, but Edmund and Baldrick shake him off.
Returning to the castle, Edmund reveals that King Richard is dead, startling his mother and also his father, who has freshly returned from battle. Any doubts are dispelled by Harry, who brings the King's corpse back to the castle. Edmund fears retribution for his crime but as everyone assumes Henry Tudor to be the murderer, Edmund gets away, while his father is hailed as the new king, Richard IV.