Interview with Richard Tearle @lordf34 about ‘Right Trusty & Well Beloved…’ and #RichardIII

Richard Tearle, whose heart-rending story ‘The Corners of My Mind’ features in Right Trusty and Well Beloved…, has kindly welcomed me on to his blog to talk about the anthology (which will be published this Friday and launched officially on Facebook on Sunday 3rd November at ) as well as King Richard and my own books about him.

Many thanks, Richard!

The full blog can be found at

“This week’s special guest is Alex Marchant, author of two Young Adult novels about Richard III and the guiding light behind two anthologies of short stories about this enigmatic King. The second anthology, Right Trusty and Well Beloved, will be published on November 1st.

Q – First of all, I’d like to ask how you first became interested in Richard III and what made you take the stance that you have on his character?
A – Many thanks for inviting me on your blog, Richard. It’s many years since I found on the shelves of my school library a book titled Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey. I’ve always read voraciously, but might not have chosen what appears at first glance to be a detective story. But this one was about history, not just some pedestrian modern mystery, so I was soon hooked. …
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Alex Marchant is author of two books telling the story of the real King Richard III for children aged 10+, The Order of the White Boaand The King’s Man, and editor of Grant Me the Carving of My Name, an anthology of short fiction inspired by the king, sold in support of Scoliosis Association UK (SAUK). A further anthology, Right Trusty and Well Beloved…, will be published on 1 November…

Alex’s books can be found on Amazon at: 

My Facebook author page 

My Twitter handle  and Matthew Wansford’s

About alexmarchantblog

A Ricardian since a teenager, and following stints as an archaeologist and in publishing, Alex now lives and works in King Richard’s own country, not far from his beloved York and Middleham
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