More"s History of King Richard III by Thomas More

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StatementEd. 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
ContributionsLumby, J. Rawson 1831-1895.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19145279M

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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.

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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.

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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.

Free shipping on all U.S. orders over $10. Overview "(A) well-written and colorful account of an intriguing period in English history" -- The New York Times Book Review Richard III () was the only North-countryman ever to reign over England and the only king since to be killed in battle -- but was he anything like the scheming monster portrayed by Shakespeare and Sir Thomas More.

The Historical Richard. Richard III reigned from until his death at the Battle of Bosworth conflict in effect ended the Wars of the Roses, fought between the House of York, from which Richard was descended, and the House of Lancaster, led by Henry Tudor, who as Henry VII succeeded Richard as the English sovereign.

Richard III was long considered one of the most notorious. "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).

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More’s History of King Richard III, written in Latin and in English between about andis 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. Richard More ( – c. /) was born in Corvedale, Shropshire, England, and was baptised at St. James parish church in Shipton, Shropshire, on 13 November Richard and his three siblings were at the centre of a mystery in earlyth-century England that caused early genealogists to wonder why the More children's father, believed to be Samuel More, would send his very young.

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Richard Marius on More’s History A chapter from Richard Marius’ biography, Thomas More Alfred A. Knopf, ), analyzing More’s History of King Richard the Third in the context of More’s life and work.

Marius was the editor of several volumes of the Yale Edition of the Complete Works of St. Thomas More. Part One of Two; Part Two of Two. Richard III may have died an unloved king, humiliated in death, tossed naked into a tiny grave and battered by history.

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Before this (somewhere between ) he started writing History of King Richard III. More published seven books of polemics in his war against Martin Luther’s reformation. More became a saint in the Catholic church inbringing an end to his many careers and fields of study ().

Richard III by William Shakespeare Teachers’ Resource Pack Researched & written byShakespeare decided to turn his attentions to English History.

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