Who Owned The Middleham Jewel? Part Two: Anne Beauchamp, Countess of Warwick

Anne Beauchamp, Countess of Warwick Anne Beauchamp was born in 1426 at Caversham Castle in Berkshire to Richard Beauchamp, the 13th Earl of Warwick, and his wife Isabel le Despenser. As with many women of her time, not much is known about her and there doesn’t exist a contemporary image of her. Her family were… Read More Who Owned The Middleham Jewel? Part Two: Anne Beauchamp, Countess of Warwick

The Wars of The Roses Part 4 – Ending the Lancastrian cause and The Battle of Tewkesbury

After the Battle of Barnet in April 1471,  Yorkist King Edward IV had defeated Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick who had betrayed him for the Lancastrian cause. He had also reclaimed his throne, and Henry VI was imprisoned within the walls of The Tower of London. However, his other threat, the Lancastrian Queen of Henry… Read More The Wars of The Roses Part 4 – Ending the Lancastrian cause and The Battle of Tewkesbury