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More"s history of King Richard III

by Thomas More

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited with notes, glossary and index of names by J. Rawson Lumby ; to which is added the conclusion of the history of King Richard III. as given in the continuation of Hardyng"s Chronicle, London, 1543.
SeriesPitt Press series, Pitt press series
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 212 p. ;
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14029385M

"In the belief that many features of the traditional accounts of the character and career of Richard III are neither supported by sufficient evidence nor reasonably tenable, the Society aims to promote, in every possible way, research into the life and times of Richard III, and to secure a reassessment of the material relating to this period, and of the role of this monarch in English history."/5(15). Wikipedia Book - Richard III. Standard CD cover. M4B audio book (96mb) Download cover art Download CD case insert. Richard III. William SHAKESPEARE ( - ) 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.

  More’s History of King Richard III, written in Latin and in English between about and , is the first masterpiece of English historiography. Though never finished, it .   The History of King Richard the Third is Thomas More’s English masterpiece. With the help of Shakespeare, whose Richard the Third took More’s work as its principal model, the History determined the historical reputation of an English king and spawned a seemingly endless controversy about the justness of that :

The History of King Richard III is a Renaissance history, remarkable more for its literary skill and adherence to classical precepts than for its historical accuracy. More moved away from the form of medieval chronicles to a dramatic writing style: Richard III is shown as a shadowy King, arche tyrant/5(10). Richard III is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Richard III and in-depth analyses of Richard III, The Princes, and Margaret. Here's where you'll find analysis about the play as a whole.


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Description. Thomas More – a public servant who from served on Henry VIII’s Privy Council and later became Lord Chancellor – wrote his History of King Richard III between around and More’s account – which dramatised conflicts, provided descriptions of both body and mind, and looked for causes as well as recording facts – was popular and was incorporated into the.

The History of King Richard III book. Read 23 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Richard III’s reputation stands as one of the most /5. Richard III’s reputation stands as one of the most evil men in history—a manipulating and murderous man who would stop at nothing Mores history of King Richard III book become king.

Much of what modern scholarship knows of him stems from Thomas More’s critical biography, which itself proved the inspiration for Shakespeare’s play.

Focusing on the final years of Richard III’s life, Sir Thomas More depicts a man. The History of King Richard III and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Share Currently unavailable. We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock. Find this book on AbeBooks, an Amazon company, offers millions of /5(7).

Excerpt from More's History of King Richard III The text here printed, from p. I to p. 91, is from the folio edition of Sir Thomas More's Works, London, The continuation is from the edition of Hardyng's Ckrom'c/e, printed by Richard Grafton,while the additions given in the notes, from Hal/6's Cfimm'c/e, are taken from The Unyon of Author: J.

Rawson Lumby. Editions for The History of King Richard III: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback p. Additional Physical Format: Online version: More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, More's History of King Richard III.

Cambridge, University Press, The History of King Richard the Third – Sir Thomas More Note on the e-text: this onlineedition was transcribed from W. Campbell’s facsimile of the Rastell edition of by Richard Bear at the University of Oregon, January-March Additional Physical Format: Print version: More, Thomas, Saint, More's History of King Richard III.

Cambridge, University Press, (OCoLC)   The History of King Richard III by Thomas More, the celebrated 'man for all seasons', gives us King Richard red in tooth and claw; every inch the merciless tyrant the Tudors wanted us to believe he was.

The Langley Press edition of this neglected classic includes modern spelling and Price: $ The History of King Richard the Third by Master Thomas More Undersheriff of London c.

Edited by Gerard B. Wegemer and Travis Curtright. 1 Death of King Edward IV, April 9,   The History of King Richard the Third is Thomas More's English masterpiece.

With the help of Shakespeare, whose Richard the Third took More's work as its principal model, the History determined the historical reputation of an English king and spawned a seemingly endless controversy about the justness of that reputation. George M. Logan has produced a scholarly yet accessible /5(2).

In the Richard III Society was formed, and stated its preference for history "based on ascertained facts rather than on intuition, propaganda and spin". So successful has its work been that Author: Thomas Penn.

After a long civil war between the royal family of York and the royal family of Lancaster, England enjoys a period of peace under King Edward IV and the victorious Yorks.

But Edward’s younger brother, Richard, resents Edward’s power and the happiness of those around him. Malicious, power-hungry, and bitter about his physical deformity.

More's history of King Richard III by More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, Publication date Publisher Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]: University Press Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

Includes bibliographical references and indexPages:   A literary criticism is presented of the book "History of Richard III," by Thomas More, which was heavily used by the dramatist William Shakespeare for his play "The Tragedy of King Richard III." More's ideas about moral education and the study of the liberal arts, which he outlined in a letter datedare considered.

The History of Richard III. More is supposed to have written his History of Richard III between and ; it was to be deeply influential with later historians, and with Shakespeare. It was unfinished; and not published until after his death in More had a reputation for rigor and honesty.

The History of King Richard IIIThe History of King Richard the Third (Unfinished) By Thomas More King Edward of that name the fourth, after that he had lived fifty and three years, seven months, and five days, and thereof reigned two and twenty years, one month, and eight days, died at Westminster the ninth day of April, the year of or.

More's History of King Richard III by Sir Thomas More (Saint),available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Buy The History of King Richard III by More, Thomas, Webb, Simon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). 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.Thomas More's The History of King Richard III th Anniversary Editions.

Richard III, English, glossed Latin Richardi Tertii, compared with English. English Richard III, compared with Latin.

Explanation of Latin-English Comparison. Student Edition and Supplements. Text of Thomas More's The History of King Richard III (Modernized English). Study Outline and Guide.Aboutat the age of forty, Sir Thomas More stopped work on his HISTORY OF KING RICHARD was the time when he was about to become a valuable .