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Review of The Mythology of Richard III by John Ashdown-Hill

I have read several of JAH’s books and always find them thoroughly researched and informative. That’s not to say that I always agree with his conclusions, but mostly I do. 355 more words

The morphing of Richard III....


I first came upon this morphed picture of Richard way back in May 2013, or perhaps a few months earlier, and having recently seen it again, I decided to post about where I found it. 235 more words

The Great Villain Blogathon: Laurence Olivier's Richard III

Out of all his cinematic Shakespeare adaptations, I adore Laurence Olivier’s 1955 Richard III most. Not only is it a gorgeous film with its rich color palette and cinematography giving every frame the feel of a medieval Book of Hours come to life, but it contains one of the finest villains in world literature, Shakespeare’s demonic interpretation of Richard III. 1,199 more words

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Tomorrow in the battle think on me

No one ever expects that they might some day find themselves with a dead woman in their arms, a woman whose face they will never see again, but whose name they will remember.

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Shoreditch not named after a lady who died in a ditch

There will be many mythbuster moments on this blog and here comes one now!

Once upon a time there was a beautiful but delicate lady called Jane. 525 more words

Richard3 - a comedic adaptation of Shakespeare....

Michael Miclon, left, as Richard III and Hannah Perry as Lady Ann. Contibuted photo


“Richard3″ film to show at Johnson Hall in Gardiner… 307 more words

What Thomas More Didn't Want You To Know

On April 12, 1534 Thomas More was asked to sign the Oath of Supremacy. Five days later, he was arrested and taken to the Tower where he spent the remainder of his days. 487 more words