Richard III: Not Just A Key Turning Point In English History

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Soon after Henry V died, his weak-kneed son Henry the six governed the England where has a violent struggle between the Houses of Lancaster and York. During this period, Shakespeare published one of his famous plays, A trilogy of Henry V. He followed up with Richard III reflects a key turning point in English history. Historical records show two difference figure of King Richard III who is not just a historical, political figure. Under the Tudor dynasty, the author of “More’s History of King Richard III” Sir Thomas More described Richard III as “He was close and secret, a deep dissembler, lowly of countenance, arrogant of heart, outwardly friendly where he inwardly hated, not omitting to kiss whom he thought to kill; pitiless and cruel,
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