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Richard III By Jacob Abbott
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This enthralling account of Richard III’s life, retold by master storyteller Jacob Abbott, starts with his family background and the build-up to the Wars of the Roses, which saw the Houses of... More > York and Lancaster lock horns over the succession to the throne. When Edward IV died in 1483, Richard, as his younger brother, was named Lord Protector of the realm on behalf of Edward's son and successor, the 12-year-old King Edward V. This young boy-king, and his brother, however, disappeared under mysterious circumstances, allegedly murdered in the Tower of London, and Richard was declared king in terms of the rules of royal succession. Linked by common gossip to the disappearance of the two princes, Richard’s reign was marked by continued civil unrest, culminating in the landing of Henry Tudor on the coast of Wales. Henry, who claimed the throne for himself, met Richard’s army in battle at Bosworth Field, where Richard was slain, making him the last English king to die in battle.< Less
Richard III By Jacob Abbott
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This enthralling account of Richard III’s life, retold by master storyteller Jacob Abbott, starts with his family background and the build-up to the Wars of the Roses, which saw the Houses of... More > York and Lancaster lock horns over the succession to the throne. When Edward IV died in 1483, Richard, as his younger brother, was named Lord Protector of the realm on behalf of Edward's son and successor, the 12-year-old King Edward V. This young boy-king, and his brother, however, disappeared under mysterious circumstances, allegedly murdered in the Tower of London, and Richard was declared king in terms of the rules of royal succession. Linked by common gossip to the disappearance of the two princes, Richard’s reign was marked by continued civil unrest, culminating in the landing of Henry Tudor on the coast of Wales. Henry, who claimed the throne for himself, met Richard’s army in battle at Bosworth Field, where Richard was slain, making him the last English king to die in battle.< Less
Richard III By William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent... More > dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. Shakespeare was born and brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children:Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part owner of aplaying company called the Lord Chamberlain's Men, later known as the King's Men. He appears to have retired to Stratford around 1613 at age 49, where he died three years later. -wikipedia< Less
Richard III (or almost) By Timothy Daly
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Two men are locked in...somewhere. When the bell goes, each must recite from Richard III. Only one of them will leave. “A psychological thriller. Daly leads us into the obscure shadows of the... More > the human soul. A mesmerising journey”. Christine Moninn - “La Vie”, - France< Less
Richard III -- an epic poem By Michelle D James
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An epic poem told from King Richard III’s point of view, giving his side of the controversial story popularised by William Shakespeare. With an enriching combination of facts and fancy,... More > narrative storytelling and poetic turns, author Michelle D James brings the great king to renewed live, setting right a wide range of facts and achieving a characterisation once in great need of revision.< Less
Richard III: The Black Legend By B. J. Bradley
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A visit to the Tower almost certainly meant a death sentence. After the two Princes were confined to the Tower, they were never seen again. There were many theories as to what had happened to them;... More > that they had drowned,been poisoned, or possibly suffocated. Some thought they were still alive, but most believed they had met their fate at the hands of their uncle- The Black Legend.< Less
Richard III- The Black Legend By B. J. Bradley
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A visit to the Tower almost certainly meant a death sentence. After the two Princes were confined to the Tower, they were never seen again. There were many theories as to what had happened to them;... More > that they had drowned,been poisoned, or possibly suffocated. Some thought they were still alive, but most believed they had met their fate at the hands of their uncle- The Black Legend.< Less
King Richard the III By William Shakespeare
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Richard III is a drama in five acts by William Shakespeare. The play is an unflattering depiction of the short reign of Richard III of England, and is believed to have been written in approximately... More > 1591. The play is sometimes classified as a tragedy (as in the earliest quarto); but it more correctly belongs to the histories, as classified in the First Folio. It picks up the story from Henry VI, Part III and concludes the historical series that stretches back to Richard II. After Hamlet it is Shakespeare's second longest play and is the longest of the First Folio, whose version of Hamlet is shorter than the Quarto version. The length is generally seen as a drawback, for which reason it is rarely performed unabridged. It is often shortened by cutting peripheral characters.< Less
King Richard the III By William Shakespeare
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Richard III is a drama in five acts by William Shakespeare. The play is an unflattering depiction of the short reign of Richard III of England, and is believed to have been written in approximately... More > 1591. The play is sometimes classified as a tragedy (as in the earliest quarto); but it more correctly belongs to the histories, as classified in the First Folio. It picks up the story from Henry VI, Part III and concludes the historical series that stretches back to Richard II. After Hamlet it is Shakespeare's second longest play and is the longest of the First Folio, whose version of Hamlet is shorter than the Quarto version. The length is generally seen as a drawback, for which reason it is rarely performed unabridged. It is often shortened by cutting peripheral characters.< Less
Quick Guide: Richard III By College Guide World
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After Hamlet, it is the longest play in the canon and is the longest of the First Folio, whose version of Hamlet is shorter than its Quarto counterpart. The play is rarely performed unabridged;... More > often, certain peripheral characters are removed entirely. In such instances extra lines are often invented or added from elsewhere in the sequence to establish the nature of characters' relationships. A further reason for abridgment is that Shakespeare assumed that his audiences would be familiar with the Henry VI plays, and frequently made indirect references to events in them, such as Richard's murder of Henry VI or the defeat of Henry's queen Margaret.< Less