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Richard III: his life and character

Markham, Clements R. Sir

Richard III: his life and character

reviewed in the light of recent research.

by Markham, Clements R. Sir

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA260 .M3 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 327p.
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5538765M
    LC Control Number67016007
    OCLC/WorldCa620357

    The Character of Richard III by A.R. Myers in History Today, ; Good King Richard? by Jeremy Potter. London, ; The first two deal with Richard's life. Book III refutes various accusations made against him, including his deformities, and puts the case for Perkin Warbeck's being Richard, Duke of York. Book IV deals with the bastardy of. The first Quarto of Richard III () provides the only external evidence for dating the play, but internal evidence is sufficiently great to point to the earlier date of composition cited nly the close relation to Henry VI, Part 3, wherein the character of Richard of Gloucester is fully established, indicates that the play was written soon after that chronicle .

    Richard III concerns the rise and fall of Richard, Duke of Gloucester, who has helped his brother Edward seize the English throne. With Edward on his deathbed, Richard clears his own path to the crown through murder and deceit, ruling briefly as Richard III before he is himself deposed. But as Gloucester has resolved to be a villain, he begins a killing spree to eliminate anyone and everyone in his path. Based on the last of the historical Plantagenet Kings, Shakespeare’s Richard III brings to life one of the most infamous monarchs in England’s history in a twisting tale of villainy and intrigue for the ages.

      Richard's mystery. Richard III was king of England from to , but played an important role as a military commander prior to his monarchy, during the reign of . Richard III. Richard III, written circa , is the fourth play in Shakespeare's first historical tetralogy. The play recounts the rise and fall of Richard III, the end of the Wars of the Roses.


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Richard III: his life and character by Markham, Clements R. Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Richard III: His Life and Character, Reviewed in the Light of Recent Research Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography Subject: Richard III, King of England, Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date. Richard - Also called the duke of Gloucester, and eventually crowned King Richard III. Deformed in body and twisted in mind, Richard is both the central character and the villain of the play. He is evil, corrupt, sadistic, and manipulative, and he will stop at nothing to become king.

His intelligence, political brilliance, and dazzling use of. Richard III: his life & character, reviewed in the light of recent research Item Preview Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and Pages:   Richard III was a child when his family, the House of York, engaged in battle against the Lancastrians for control of the country.

This long and bloody civil conflict is known as the War of the Roses. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Markham, Clements R. (Clements Robert), Sir, Richard III: his life & character.

London, Smith, Elder, and Co., 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. The play is grouped among the histories in the First Folio and is most often classified as such.

Occasionally, however, as in the quarto edition, it is termed a tragedy. His eye catches on a portrait of Richard III, who has the reputation of a monster but the face, Grant thinks, of a judge.

“Someone used Author: Sara Polsky. Richard III, also called (–83) Richard Plantagenet, duke of Gloucester, (born October 2,Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire, England—died Augnear Market Bosworth, Leicestershire), the last Plantagenet and Yorkist king of usurped the throne of his nephew Edward V in and perished in defeat to Henry Tudor (thereafter Henry VII).

With the exception of his confidantes, the royal entourage takes Richard at face value—only his mother and the young Prince Edward have suspicions about his words and deeds. But, sirs, be sudden in the execution, Withal obdurate; do not hear him plead, For Clarence is well-spoken and perhaps May move your hearts to pity if you mark him.

The character of Richard III, in William Shakespeare's historical drama 'Richard III,' is one of Shakespeare's most important and original characters.

After Richard snags the crown, he becomes King Richard III. The Villain We Love to Hate Watching Shakespeare's character lie, manipulate, and murder his way to the English throne is a lot like watching the Grinch steal Christmas or Sue Sylvester humiliate the Glee Club: we know we're witnessing the actions of an unapologetic villain, but we.

Richard III: his life & character by Markham, Clements R. Sir,Smith, Elder, and Co. edition, in EnglishCited by: 3. KING RICHARD III Lo, at their births good stars were opposite. QUEEN ELIZABETH No, to their lives bad friends were contrary. KING RICHARD III All unavoided is the doom of destiny.

QUEEN ELIZABETH True, when avoided grace makes destiny: My babes were destined to a fairer death, If grace had bless'd thee with a fairer life.

KING RICHARD III. Richard is Duke of Gloucester, and, man, is he unhappy about it. He tells us that his brother Edward has become the king of England after a series of long civil wars (a.k.a.

the Wars of the Roses) between his people (the Yorks) and the e the happy news about King Edward and his family's victory, Richard is bummed and feels inadequate because 1) he was. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Markham, Clements R. (Clements Robert), Sir, Richard III: his life and character.

New York, Russell & Russell. In the first full biography of Richard III for 50 years, Chris Skidmore draws on new manuscript evidence to reassess Richard's life and times.

Richard III examines in intense detail Richard's inner nature and his complex relations with those around him to unravel the mystery of the last English monarch to die on the battlefield. Richard E.

Simmons III Richard is the best-selling author of “The True Measure of a Man”, “Reliable Truth”, “The Power of a Humble Life”, and more. His approach is structured and methodical, and his passion is transforming lives through gaining wisdom and applying truth to every area of life.

But despite his lasting legacy, Richard only ruled as king for the final two years of his life. While much attention has been given to his short reign, Michael Hicks explores the whole of Richard's fascinating life and traces the unfolding of his character and career from his early years as the son of a duke to his violent death at the battle.

Dramatis Personae: a list of characters in Richard III. Richard, Duke of Gloucester. Richard Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard III, is rather a nasty piece of itous, ambitious, murderous, and quite jolly about all of these things, he has been planning to take the crown for some time now (see Henry VI, Part Three).

Read more. Richard Richard, the duke of Gloucester, afterward King Richard III, the sinister and Machiavellian brother of King Edward IV. A fiendish and ambitious monster, he shows the grisly humor of the. Fool, of thyself speak well.

Fool, do not flatter: My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, And every tongue brings in a several tale, And every tale condemns me for a villain. Perjury, perjury, in the highest degree; Murder, stern murder, in the direst degree; All several sins, all used in each degree.

Some of his greatest roles — Romeo, Hamlet, Richard III, Macbeth, King Lear — were written for Richard Burbage, the most famous actor of his day. Burbage is a character in The Book of Will, Lauren Gunderson’s wonderful new comedy about the creation of the First Folio, and in the current Northlight Theatre production here in Chicago, I.Richard III is a play by English playwright William Shakespeare, first performed aroundamong the most famous of his historical dramas.

Based loosely on real events, it depicts the rise to power and short but brutal reign of King Richard III of England. Depicted as a mad hunchback, Richard III is one of Shakespeare’s most iconic villain.