William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, represented the apex of his families power. His rise and his fall were both a symptom and a cause of the problems that would mount up until civil war became unavoidable in England.

In this episode we will trace the rise and fall of his family and why his death was not enough to stop the tide of war.

Matthew Lewis is the author of a brief biography of Richard III, A Glimpse of King Richard III along with a brief overview of the Wars of the Roses, A Glimpse of the Wars of the Roses.


Matt’s has two novels available too; Loyalty, the story of King Richard III’s life, and Honour, which follows Francis, Lord Lovell in the aftermath of Bosworth.


The Richard III Podcast and the Wars of the Roses Podcast can be subscribed to via iTunes or on YouTube


Matt can also be found on Twitter @mattlewisauthor.