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A historical fiction novel by Sharon Kay Penman. The Sunne in Splendour covers 33 years, from 1459 to 1492, focusing on The War of the Roses and in particular Richard III, whom Penman depicts as a heroic character, vilified after his death by political enemies.

This book contains examples of:

 Edward: I'd not stain my hands with a woman's blood.

Marguerite: Even if it were a mercy?

Edward: Especially if it were a mercy, Madame.

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