Category King Richard III

He died in a butt of Malmsey wine

It was on Wednesday 18th February 1478 that George, Duke of Clarence – lover of Malmsey wine and the younger brother of the devious King Edward IV – died. ‘So what?’ you might say. Well – if King Edward was devious, George was evil.  Blind ambition and disloyalty underpinned his many attempts to take the […]