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The tragical history of King Richard III

The tragical history of King Richard III

as it is acted at the Theatre Royal

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Published by Printed for B. Lintott ... and A. Bettesworth ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richard -- III, -- King of England, -- 1452-1485 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. Cibber
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 160:3
    ContributionsCibber, Colley, 1671-1757
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[8], 56 p
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16881468M

    KING RICHARD III So long as heaven and nature lengthens it. QUEEN ELIZABETH So long as hell and Richard likes of it. KING RICHARD III Say, I, her sovereign, am her subject love. QUEEN ELIZABETH But she, your subject, loathes such sovereignty. KING RICHARD III Be eloquent in my behalf to her. QUEEN ELIZABETH An honest tale speeds best being. From the 'troublesome reign' of King John to the 'tragical doings' of Richard III, Shakespeare wove the events of English history into plots of universal interest. Preview this book» What people are saying - 5/5(1).

    The present Duke of Gloucester, who shares his title with Richard III has placed a book of prayers, owned by Richard, in front of the coffin. The Book of Hours, which has notes in Richard's.   Richard's mystery. Richard III was king of England from to , but played an important role as a military commander prior to his monarchy, during the reign of his brother Edward IV.

    The essays in this book about Shakespeare's "tragical history" of Richard "Crookback" Gloucester, the disgraced King of England, edited by Connolly (English, Sheffield Hallam Univ.), deal with Richard as a contradiction of king and tyrant, while also delving into more current discussion topics for reading the play, such as disability theory, where to place the piece in terms of genre, and the /5(2). Richard II by William Shakespeare is the first of eight plays that portray a historically-informed version of the War of the Roses - beginning in about and ending with Richard III's death in Edited by J. M. Smallheer and John Gonzalez. (Summary by Cori) Characters: Narration, Keeper, and Lord - read by Annie Coleman King Richard II and First Servant - read by Peter Yearsley.


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William Shakespeare The Histories: Richard III, King John, Richard II, Henry V (Bibliographical Series of Supplements to British Book News on Writers and Their Work) by Knights, L. C and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Genre/Form: History Drama Historical drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shakespeare, William, Tragical history of King Richard III, Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shakespeare, William, Tragical history of King Richard III, c.

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as It Is Acted at The Theatre-royal in Dru at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. 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.

Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this The Tragical History Of King Richard Iii, Alter'd From Shakespeare study guide and get instant access to the following. Richard III’s reputation stands as one of the most evil men in history—a manipulating and murderous man who would stop at nothing to 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 itself should actually be interesting but I got lost in More's description of Richard III's life and events that occured during his life.

He didnt site his sources all that often and frankly I just didnt like it/5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The tragical history of King Richard III. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.

Alter'd from Shakespear by C. Cibber. at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1). : The tragical history of King Richard III.

Altered from Shakespear by Colley Cibber, Esq. (): Colley Cibber: Books. 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.

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) at the Battle of.

Start your hour free trial to unlock this The Tragical History Of King Richard Iii, Alter'd From Shakespeare study guide and get instant access to the following: Quotes. English, Book, Microform edition: The tragical history of King Richard III [microform].: As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.

Altered from Shakespeare, by C. Cibber. Cibber, Colley, The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is an Elizabethan tragedy by Christopher Marlowe, based on German stories about the title character was written sometime between andand might have been performed between and Marlowe's death in Genre: Tragedy.

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.

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. Colley Cibber was a comic actor and playwright with pretensions to tragedy (Colley ).

Inhe wrote and performed in an altered and slightly abridged version of Shakespeare’s Richard III, which was initially unsuccessful (probably because of overzealous government censorship) (Ashley 52).However, it soon became popular enough to eclipse the Shakespearean original on the stage.

Wikipedia Book - Richard III. 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.

As the play opens, the Wars of the Roses are over, King Edward IV (Richard's brother) is. The tragical history of King Richard III.

[electronic resource]: Containing, the distresses and death of K. Henry the Sixth. The artful acquisition of the crown by King Richard.

The cruel murder of young King Edward the Fifth, and his brother in the tower. Reviews “The essays in this book about Shakespeare's "tragical history" of Richard "Crookback" Gloucester, the disgraced King of England, edited by Connolly (English, Sheffield Hallam Univ.), deal with Richard as a contradiction of king and tyrant, while also delving into more current discussion topics for reading the play, such as disability theory, where to place the piece in terms of.Richard is Duke of Gloucester, and, man, is he unhappy about it.

He tells us that his brother Edward has become the king of England after a series of long civil wars (a.k.a. the Wars of the Roses) between his people (the Yorks) and the e the happy news about King Edward and his family's victory, Richard is bummed and feels inadequate because 1) he was born a "deformed.