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Meta Monday: My, Richard III, What Big Muscles You Have (and That's a Good Thing)

I went to see Richard III at the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ (STNJ) yesterday afternoon. It’s the story of the last Plantagenet king of England—a man who lived and fought through much of the War of the Roses. 592 more words


Who Tells Your Story?

By Mariah Schultz, Associate Editor
Graphic by Danielle Szabo

Shakespeare was known as being a man ahead of his times.

His mastery of the quill was so quick, and over the course of many plays, made him famous even during his own time, and he has left behind such a legacy today. 1,556 more words


Shakespeare Theatre of NJ features a 'Preacher' man as its lead in 'Richard III'

I have been on  a quest, since my kids were old enough go to the theater, to make sure they see productions of all 38 plays by Shakespeare before I die (even though this quest probably is taking years off my life). 589 more words

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Now Richard of Bordeaux murdered the boys in the Tower....!

Oh dear, now it seems that it was Richard the SECOND who ordered the deaths of Edward IV’s sons. Our Richard, the THIRD, is accused of all the usual crimes, of course, but a little sensible proof-reading might have spared poor old Richard of Bordeaux from being dug up to be accused of murdering the boys—whose actual fate we do not know, except for being fairly sure it wasn’t any monarch named Richard who did away with them. 55 more words

21st October 1425. Kingmaker.

The Nevilles were descended from Dolfin son of Uchred which had the grant, by the Prior of Durham in 1131, of ‘Staindropshire’ in County Durham, a territory to be held for four hundred years. 434 more words


Hearts Never Change - Sneak Preview

The third part of the trilogy is in the final stages of uploading, formatting, etc, and the cover is coming along. I thought you might like a sneak preview of it – I did promise you Richard III as never seen before….well, here he is! 31 more words



When I was a child, my father banned the reading of books, as being a possible influence in opposition to his own ideas. (This was not the reason he gave of course.) (This edict was completely ineffective: I could always obtain books by one means or another; I had stashes where I hid them, and read them in secret places.) There were a few honourable exceptions to this ban of course. 1,237 more words