Villain or popular king?
‘Now is the winter of our discontent, made glorious summer by this sun of York…’
How well I remember that thrilling and awesome news — the discovery of the skeleton of Richard III. Actual Richard III. The last Plantagenet King, slain at the Battle of Bosworth, at the end of the War of the Roses. The King who, in Shakespeare’s play, called for ‘A horse, a horse — my kingdom…