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Richard III directed by Tim Carroll,  Johnny Flynn as Lady Anne, Mark Rylance as Richard III...takes a great talented man to play Lady Anne...Johnny Flynn...wow     http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/theatre/on-stage/richard-iii-2012

Richard III directed by Tim Carroll, Johnny Flynn as Lady Anne, Mark Rylance as Richard III...takes a great talented man to play Lady Anne...Johnny Flynn...wow http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/theatre/on-stage/richard-iii-2012

William Shakespeare, Richard III

William Shakespeare, Richard III

King Richard III was the last Yorkist king of England, whose death at the Battle of Bosworth effectively ended the Wars of the Roses.

Study of King Richard III's Bones Reveal Fatal Blows and Injuries

A halberd to the back of the head. 😖 A study of King Richard III’s bones uncovered 11 injuries inflicted near the time of death by common Late Medieval weapons.

Richard III (of Shakespeare fame) Killed on Aug 22, 1485, in the battle of Bosworth Field, Leicestershire, by Henry VII. In 2012 he was found under a parking lot in what was once Greyfriars, Leicester Church. Richard III was my 5th cousin 14x removed.

Richard III (of Shakespeare fame) Killed on Aug in the battle of Bosworth Field, Leicestershire, by Henry VII. In 2012 he was found under a parking lot in what was once Greyfriars, Leicester Church. Richard III was my cousin removed.

Richard III's Skeleton: Whole skeleton showing curvature of spine at 10th and 11th thoracic vertebrae... scoliosis. This would not have given him the hump and horrid deformities of Shakespeare but his shoulder on one side would have been higher.

The twisted bones of Richard III

Richard III Skeleton showing proof of the disfigured spine that had been written about him.

It was probably more like children willing to put literally anything in their mouths needing a way to not accidentally kill themselves.

It was probably more like children willing to put literally anything in their mouths needing a way to not accidentally kill themselves.

#Shakespeare Alphabet. So cute!

The Shakespearean alphabet. I'm a Literature major and I like cute things (even though a few of these are unfortunately slightly disturbing).

[Theatre costume] Green velvet doublet trimmed with fur, with black grosgrain insert at the yoke and brass buttons at the front.  Belt. Place of origin: London, England  Date: 1944  Artist/Maker: Zinkeisen, Doris Clare, born 1898 - died 1991 (designers)  B. J. Simmons & Co. (Theatrical costumiers)

Costume for Richard III, worn by Laurence Olivier

Costume for Richard in Shakespeare's play, Richard III, worn by Laurence Olivier, Old Vic Company at the New Theatre, 1944