Richard III: The real king of history, or marvellous theatrical villain?


 

Professor Michael Dobson

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"Poor Richard III; how little reason that son of York had to like this area of his kingdom. Killed in the Midlands in 1485, and now dug up in the Midlands in 2013, and in the meantime posthumously defamed by the Midlands’ greatest writer, William Shakespeare. Which should we remember when those bones from the car-park in Leicester are reburied?"

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