The Black Prince

Scope and Content

This series consists of a draft chronology for the novel and papers relating to a proposed screenplay.

Administrative / Biographical History

In c.1968, Burgess was commissioned by Michael Holden to write a screenplay about Edward of Woodstock, the eldest son of King Edward III and Philippa of Hainault, also known as the Black Prince.

Burgess also considered writing a novel about the Black Prince, with a proposed title of "Black Prince and Fair Maid".

Related Material

See also The Black Prince, a novel by Adam Roberts, adapted from an original script by Anthony Burgess. (Published by Unbound in 2018)