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    King Edward V

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    1483. On that event, Prince Edward became King Edward V. He was not married during his short reign of less than three months. However, the prince was pre-contracted to marry Anne of Brittany when he was ten and she four years old in 1480. Since Edward V had no queen consort, this chapter summarizes his biography. Edward V’s place in history is notorious in that he was the older of two sons of Edward IV who were imprisoned in the Tower of London by their uncle, Richard of Gloucester. They were never seen

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    Chapter 18 KING RICHARD AND QUEEN CONSORT ANNE NEVILLE OF WARWICK SUMMARY OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD III III (Reign, 1483-1485) Richard III: life dates, 32 years, October 2, 1452—August 22, 1485; reign, 2 years, June 26, 1483—August 22, 1485. Richard of York Duke of Gloucester was the youngest of eight children and fourth of four sons of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York, and Cecily Neville Countess of Westmoreland. His father, Richard Plantagenet, was the primary York protagonist

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    Richard III as a Rapist Yes, King Richard/Duke of Gloucester masters the art of seduction in his wooing of Lady Anne.  And when I say, "masters the art," I guess I mean that he achieves his conquest.  But is seduction really the prevailing theme throughout Richard III?  I propose that we be careful when we say that Richard is a great seducer, for is it seduction or rape when one's consent is not given?  For instance, Lord Hastings, the Duke of Clarence, the young princes, Queen Margaret, and other

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    Richard the Third

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    "What qualities of character did Richard III have that enabled him to ascend the throne?" Name and show these characteristics in action in the play Richard III. Also: "Richard III is a consummate villain". Show that his summation of Richard's character is true. To achieve goals, in one's life, one must be determined and must have certain characteristics that reciprocate to one's goals. In the play Richard III, Richard III's goal is to ascend the throne. There are two ways that one can claim the

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    Royal History: Edward IV

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    Elizabeth Woodville’s child, Edward V, sitting on the throne of England. It is reasonable to suppose that Richard of Gloucester, Edward IV’s youngest brother, shared the family’s antipathy for the pushy Woodville tribe. Richard of Gloucester, although a loyal supporter of his brother, Edward IV in all other things, was far from ecstatic over his new assignment to be Protector of the Prince, with responsibility for putting the crown on the head of his nephew, Edward of Westminster. Common Englishmen

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    Richard II

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    Richard II Life: He was born in Bordeaux France on January 6, 1367. He was the son of Edward the Black Prince and the grandson of King Edward III. Richard succeeded to his grandfather's throne on June 22, 1377, at the young age of ten. Due to his young age the government continued to be run by nobles of the kingdom, in the same fashion it had been in the last years of his grandfather's reign. These nobles were dominated by his Uncle John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. Guant's misrule brought

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    Richard III a Tyrant as King Throughout history, this very title has been disputed and the outcome has remained debatable to this very day. Richard, Duke of York had remained loyal to his brother, Edward IV throughout his years of reign, and had been well rewarded for his support, he became the Duke of Gloucester. In marrying Anne Neville, daughter of Earl of Warwick, he had inherited mass amounts of Neville land in the north of England after both the Earl and Anne died. He was respected

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    War Of The Roses Essay

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    madness, Richard Duke of York was appointed the Protector of England in his place in March of 1454. However, once the King had regained his sanity, he promptly ousted York as Protector and his predecessor, the Duke of Somerset, was reinstated to the role. Upon his dismissal, York gathered an army and so began the first of the battles of the War of the Roses. The first battle fought in the Wars of the Roses was the First Battle at St Albans. After King Henry VI recovered from his fit, and Richard of York

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    The War of the Roses

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    ill so his cousin, Richard Plantagenet said that he would take care of England while Henry healed. The War of the Roses meant just about everything for Richard and Henry as it meant controlling England and England was a great power in the middle ages. The War of the Roses was caused because both Henry and Richard wanted to control England as in those times, the people still controlled their own space. The houses were an important piece during The War of the Roses because Richard controlled the House

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    controversy surround the rise and fall of Richard the Third. It is hard to ignore such subjects due to the bonds and hidden reasons that many of the authors of the middle ages had towards Richard. In keeping an objective approach towards Richard III, the study of his rise and fall will be taken in the perspective of his royal acts and administration of England. Public sentiment over such things as the scandal surrounding the princes did have an effect over the rule of Richard, but there are many other underlying

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