2nd October – On this Day in History

| October 2, 2011

2nd October – On this Day in History

On this day in history, 2nd October… 1452 – Birth of Richard III at Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire. Richard was the youngest surviving child of Richard, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville. Richard claimed the English throne in June 1483, claiming that his brother Edward IV’s sons were illegitimate because Edward had been pre-contracted to […]