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Leslau, Holbein, More and Clement

Before I begin, I have two words of warning. The first is that a huge spoiler for my novels Loyalty and the sequel Honour unavoidably follows. 4,999 more words

Richard III

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Matt lays out the theories of Jack Leslau about what Holbein's painting of Thomas More's family could be telling us about the Princes in the Tower. It is a riveting article and, to my mind, a theory that is highly plausible. You may think differently. It is a long post but I recommend reading it all.

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Impressive Shakespeare

I’d like to give a big thanks to Brendan Kelso from Playing with Plays for finding these gems. Jim Meskimen is an impressionist who, as you will see below, tackles Shakespeare with a unique style and wit. 11 more words

History

calmgrove reblogged this on calmgrove and commented:

‘Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you…’ Or not, as is beautifully demonstrated here! Thanks to Sari for drawing attention to these clips which demonstrate a deep love of the text as well as an incomparable mimicry.

Leslau, Holbein, More and Clement

Before I begin, I have two words of warning. The first is that a huge spoiler for my novels Loyalty and the sequel Honour unavoidably follows. 4,999 more words

Richard III

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Transporter lock on
the Princes in the Tower
Breaking all the rules!

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The book Kendall could write today (1) - Elizabeth of York

Paul Murray Kendall (1911-73) was a Professor of English, famous for writing three landmark historical biographies. Apart from “Warwick the Kingmaker” and “Louis XI”, his “Richard III” was published in 1955. 395 more words