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Richard III and His Rivals

Magnates and their Motives in the Wars of the Roses

by Michael Hicks

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Published by Hambledon & London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • Richard III, 1483-1485,
  • History: World,
  • Great Britain - History,
  • History - General History,
  • Richard,
  • England,
  • III,,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Medieval,
  • History / Medieval,
  • Great Britain,
  • Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485,
  • 1452-1485,
  • History,
  • King of England,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8976209M
    ISBN 101852850531
    ISBN 109781852850531

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      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.   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.

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Richard III is undoubtedly the dominant personality in this collection of Richard III and His Rivals book, but not in his capacity as king of England. Richard was Duke of Gloucester far longer than he was king. For most of his career, he was a subject, not a monarch, the equal of the great nobility/5(3).

Richard III is undoubtedly the dominant personality in this collection of essays, but not in his capacity as king of England. Richard was Duke of Gloucester far longer than he was king. For most of his career, he was a subject, not a monarch, the equal of the great nobility.

He is seen here in the company of his fellows: Warwick the Kingmaker, Clarence, Northumberland, 5/5(1). 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. Buy Richard III and his Rivals: Magnates and Their Motives in the Wars of the Roses by Michael Hicks (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). There are ten history plays: Parts 1, 2, and 3 of Henry VI, Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, Henry V, Richard II, Richard III, King John, and Henry VIII.

He received most of his information and plot ideas from one book, Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland. The central theme of the history plays is the gain and loss of power, and /5(). Richard III (2 October – 22 August ) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from until his death in He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet defeat and death at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the last decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses, marked the end of the Middle Ages in : Richard, 3rd Duke of York.

The personal prayer book of King Richard III — in which the English king likely scrawled a reminder of his birthday in his own hand — is now available to peruse online. Richard III generated a great deal of interest both during and after Shakespeare's lifetime.

It was published in quarto at least five times after being performed in Richard Burbage first played Richard the Third and made the "poisonous bunchbacked toad" () into one of the most memorable villains of all time. About Richard III and his Rivals.

Richard III is undoubtedly the dominant personality in this collection of essays, but not in his capacity as king of England. Richard was Duke of Gloucester far longer than he was king. For most of his career, he was a subject, not a monarch, the equal of the great nobility.

Books shelved as richard-iii: The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay Penman, The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey, Richard III by William Shakespeare, The. For many, Richard III is an obsession--the Richard III Society has a huge membership, and Shakespeare's Histories have contributed to, if not his popularity, certainly his notoriety.

Now, with the discovery of Richard III's bones under a parking lot in Leicester, England, interest in this divisive and enigmatic figure in British history is at /5. Richard III: a bad man — and even worse king helpers in the Richard III Society, since by the end of his book there can be little doubt that Horspool sides with almost all serious historians.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hicks, M.A. (Michael A.). Richard III and his rivals. London ; Rio Grande, Ohio: Hambledon Press, 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).

Richard III is an early history play probably written and performed around It is the culmination of Shakespeare's earlier three plays about Henry VI, and chronicles the bloody career of Richard, Duke of Gloucester.

On Thursday, March 26th, nearly five hundred and thirty years after his death, King Richard III will be reinterred in Leicester Cathedral.

The discovery of Author: Sara Polsky. • Michael Hicks, 'Richard III as Duke of Gloucester: a study in character', in the same, Richard III and His Rivals, London • Rosemary Horrox, Richard III.

A Study in Service, Cambridgech. 1, 'The creation of an affinity'. The Princes in the Tower is an expression frequently used to refer to Edward V, King of England and Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of two brothers were the only sons of Edward IV, King of England and Elizabeth Woodville surviving at the time of their father's death in When they were 12 and 9 years old, respectively, they were lodged in the Tower of London by the.

Richard III and his Rivals: Magnates and their Motives in the War of the Roses (), ISBN ; Bastard Feudalism (), ISBN ; Warwick the Kingmaker (), ISBN ; Richard III (), ISBN ; English Political Culture in the Fifteenth Century (), ISBN Alma mater: University of Oxford.

(ebook) Richard III and his Rivals () from Dymocks online store. Richard III is undoubtedly the dominant personality in this. Australia’s leading bookseller for years.

The Last Days of Richard III and the Fate of his DNA: The Book that inspired the Dig This is a revised edition of the publication. Ashdown-Hill, John: The History Press: Richard III: Baldwin, David: Amberley Publishing: Royal Blood: Richard III and the Mystery of the Princes: Bertram, Bertram Fields: Sutton Publishing: Buckingham, now Richard's "second self," promises to separate the prince from the queen's kindred.

Lord Rivers, Lord Grey, and Sir Thomas Vaughan are imprisoned by Richard and are executed. The frightened queen seeks sanctuary for her son. With a great display of courtesy and devotion, Richard has Prince Edward and his brother lodged in the Tower.Get this from a library!

Richard III and his rivals: magnates and their motives in the War of the Roses. [Michael Hicks] -- Richard III is undoubtedly the dominant personality in this collection of essays, but not in his capacity as king of England.

Richard was Duke of Gloucester far longer than he was king. For most of.