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The history of King Richard III

Thomas More

The history of King Richard III

by Thomas More

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, [Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richard -- III, -- King of England, -- 1452-1485.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Richard III, 1483-1485.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSt. Thomas More ; edited by Richard S. Sylvester.
    SeriesComplete works of St. Thomas More -- v. 2
    ContributionsSylvester, Richard Standish
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA260 .M6 1976, DA260 M65 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 p.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19536768M
    ISBN 100300019254, 0300018401

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    The history of King Richard III. [Thomas More, Saint] Great Britain -- History -- Richard III, View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas More, Saint. Find more information about: ISBN: Richard III is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.

      In the Richard III Society was formed, and stated its preference for history "based on ascertained facts rather than on intuition, propaganda and Author: Thomas Penn.   Ashdown-Hill, J () The Last Days of Richard III Baldwin, D. () Richard III Cheetham, A. and Fraser, A. () The Wars of The Roses Dockray, K. and Hammond, P. () Richard III: From.


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The conventional view of Richard III in English history is essentially More’s; it was his narrative that. In the mystery novel The Murders of Richard III by Elizabeth Peters () the central plot revolves around the debate as to whether Richard III was guilty of these and other crimes.

A sympathetic portrayal of Richard III is given in The Founding (), the first volume in Father: Richard, 3rd Duke of York. Richard III is a historical play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written around It depicts the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of King Richard III of England.

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