American Branch Reaches Its Highest Membership Ever! We are happy to announce that membership in our society has exceeded previous levels, with almost 450 members as of August, 2023. “No doubt, this was because of the publicity generated by The Lost King movie and its positive reception,” says American Branch chairperson Susan Troxell, “but it’s also because of a new sense of camaraderie in the Ricardian community where bonds have
The Princes in the Tower: Solving History’s Greatest Cold Case Exciting news about a new book from Philippa Langley! The History Press has acquired the rights to the Ricardian superstar’s work about the quest for evidence of the fates of young Edward V and his brother, Richard, Duke of York (aka “the Princes in the Tower.”) “Following years of intensive research by Langley and her international team, the book reveals
For Members only! The June issue of our member newsletter, “The Ricardian Chronicle” is online now. This issue contains lots of off-the-beaten-path reviews, and reports on American Branch projects. Read it on our site today; just navigate to FOR MEMBERS > NEWSLETTER. Member password is required.
American Branch Gives Grant Money for Innovative Edward IV Roll Project The Richard III Society-American Branch is pleased to announce that it has provided $3,000 in funding to four scholars at the University of Pennsylvania for the first phase of a multi-phase project to transcribe, translate, and digitally map the text of Free Library of Philadelphia Lewis MS E201, a 19-foot propaganda genealogy of Edward IV lavishly illustrated with portraits,