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RICHARD MULTIMEDIA (Current & past articles, publications, memorabilia, videos, movies, plays, photos, events, seminars, etc.)

 
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Latest News

News articles, media releases, academic papers, websites, videos, movies, plays, upcoming events...anything you find to share about Richard that might be of interest.
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Book/Product Announcements & Reviews

Richard in fiction and non-fiction, and scholarly publications about or peripheral to him. If you want to promote your own work, you can do it here and/or in the "Buying & Selling Richard" section below this one. If you are promoting your own work, please be sure to read this document first.
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Contemporary Documents, References, & Source Materials

Contemporary medieval and current day references: books, essays, articles. If you don't see what you need listed, tell us what you're looking for.
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Documents WITHOUT Comments

This section is meant as a depository/library of contemporary or more modern documents pertaining to Richard and his times. All members can post documents here, but comments are not permitted. (If you would like to post a document to receive comments, please use the "Contemporary Documents, Resources, References & Source Materials" section located above this one.)
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Richard & the Historians

Biographers and historical scholars, changing facts and shifting viewpoints, past and present.
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Richard in Folklore

From "The Babes in the Woods" folktale to the Evil!Uncle archetype, Richard comes to mind. Here's where you discuss that sort of thing.
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Shakespeare's "Richard III"

"To prove a villain."
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Gallery of Creations

Have you created something related to Richard? From calligraphy to stained glass to holiday photos, here's the place to share what you've found or wrought. Photos, artwork, sculptures, videos, and any other creative endeavors are most welcome.
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RICHARD'S LIFE as DUKE OF GLOUCESTER

 
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General Discussion

If you don't know where in this section your post should go, put it here.
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Childhood & Immediate Family

Richard's youth, his first exile from England. His parents and his siblings. (NOTE: Richard's brothers, wife, children and possible mistresses have their own sections below.)
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Anne Neville

Wife, duchess, queen. (NOTE: The allegation that Richard murdered his queen to accommodate for his desire to marry his niece is discussed in the "Richard as King" section under the "Death of Anne Neville/Richard's Alleged Plan to Marry His Niece" forum below.)
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Richard's Children - Legitimate & Illegitimate

Discussion includes but is not limited to Edward of Middleham, Katherine of Gloucester, John of Gloucester, and Richard [Plantagenet] of Eastwell. Edward IV's illegitimate children may also be discussed from time to time.
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Lord of the North

The years Richard spent living & serving in Yorkshire.
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At Court - Edward IV, The Woodvilles, The Nevilles, et. al.

A catch-all forum to discuss anyone and anything associated with Edward IV, his court, the nobility and everyone else until Edward's death. (NOTE: Discussion of the Woodvilles and everyone else after Edward IV's death are under "Richard's Life as King".)
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George, Duke of Clarence

"False, fleeting, perjured Clarence." (Richard III, Act I: Scene 4)
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Richard as Lord Protector

For discussion of the period from Edward IV's death to Richard's being made king.
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Loyal Friends

Includes Francis Lovell, Richard Ratcliffe, Rob Percy, John Kendall, Richard's Household Knights, and John Howard, the Duke of Norfolk.
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Enemies & Foes

Those who did not support or even like Richard and demonstrated same.
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RICHARD'S LIFE as KING (Includes Controversial Legends, Issues, Events)

 
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General Discussion

Separate topics will be broken out of this forum and given a forum of their own as needed. If you don't know where to put your post, put it here. Discussion topics include the road to Stony Stratford and the entrance into London, and Richard & Buckingham's relationship. (NOTE: Buckingham's Rebellion is under "Battles Richard Participated In"; so is The Battle of Bosworth.) Further discussion includes Richard's coronation and subsequent reign, his progress through England after his coronation. Also the laws he passed, his parliament, proclamations and plans; his remodeling Sudeley, celebrating Easter and Christmas, and living day to day.
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Execution of William, Lord Hastings

Was William, Lord Hastings guilty of committing treason? Was Richard within his rights as Lord Protector and Constable of England to summarily execute him?
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Edward IV's Pre-Contracted Marriage & Titulus Regius

The Pre-Contract is Edward IV's alleged clandestine marriage to Eleanor Butler prior to his marrying Elizabeth Woodville. Discussion here includes Richard's alleged usurpation of the throne of England.
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Princes in the Tower

The mysterious disappearance of Edward V and his brother Richard, Duke of York.
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Mystery Skeletons

The bones found in the Tower, housed in the urn at Westminster...alleged bones of the princes.
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Anne Neville's Illness & Death

What, exactly, happened to Richard's consort, Anne?
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Richard's Alleged Plans to Marry Elizabeth of York

Did Richard murder his queen to accommodate his desire to marry his niece?
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Richard's Other Alleged Crimes

Additional crimes laid at Richard's feet over the ages are the murder of Henry IV in the Tower of London and the death of Henry's son Edward, Prince of Wales, at the Battle of Tewkesbury. Was Richard involved in the execution of his brother George, Duke of Clarence? How did he treat Dowager Queen Elizabeth Woodville and her children? Exactly how many died on Richard's way to the throne?
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Henry as the Tydder (Before Bosworth)

This is the place to discuss Henry Tudor & all pertaining to him BEFORE he became king. There's a separate section for him below called "KING HENRY VII & ALL THINGS TUDOR" for discussions about things after he became king.
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BATTLES RICHARD PARTICIPATED IN

 
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BATTLE OF BOSWORTH

22 August 1485
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Minor Skirmishes

Encounters between Richard, Duke of Gloucester and men such as the Bastard of Fauconberg; and Thomas, Lord Stanley as he was doing something suspicious on the road south with his personal troops, long before Bosworth.
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Battle of Barnet

14 April 1471
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Battle of Tewkesbury

4 May 1471
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Invasion of France & the Treaty of Picquigny

29 August 1475
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Capture of Berwick & Edinburgh

Richard negotiated a truce with Edinburgh 4 August 1482. The castle in Berwick surrendered 24 August 1482.
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Taming the Border

English & Scots reivers.
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Buckingham's Rebellion

Fall of 1483
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RICHARD AFTER BOSWORTH (Includes Both His Burials)

 
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General Discussion

If there isn't a forum for your post about Richard in the aftermath of Bosworth, please put it here.
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Aftermath of Bosworth

22 August 1485 to the 21st Century. Includes Richard's journey back to Leicester and his burial in Greyfriars Abbey. Does not include the search for and discovery of his grave; that is in "The King Found in the Car Park", below.
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The King Found in the Car Park

  • The 21st-century search for and discovery of Richard's grave.
  • The study of and conclusions about his skeleton.
  • The judicial review regarding where the king should be laid to rest.
  • Richard's reburial.

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KING HENRY VII & ALL THINGS TUDOR

 
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General Discussion

If your topic on Henry doesn't already have a forum below, please put it here. We'll break out popular forums from the general discussion and give them their own category as time goes on.
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Perkin Warbeck & Lambert Simnel

The pretenders, who may or may not have been pretenders.
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MEDIEVAL LIFE & MISCELLANEA RELATED TO RICHARD

 
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General Discussion

If your medieval interest doesn't already have a forum below, please put it here. We'll break out popular forums from the general discussion and give them their own category as time goes on.
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Castles & Other Locations

Includes Fotheringhay, Middleham, Barnard's Castle, Crosby Hall, York, London, Leicester & Sudeley. (NOTE: Bosworth has its own forum under "Battles Richard Participated In", above.)
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Chivalry & Heraldry

Be without fear in the face of your enemies.
Be brave and upright, that God may love thee.
Speak the truth always, even if it leads to your death.
Safeguard the helpless, and do no wrong.
That is your oath.
~Kingdom of Heaven
and... "You show me your coat of arms, and I'll show you mine."

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Armor & Weaponry (Including Warhorses)

Warhorses were weapons.
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Family Histories & Genealogy

Plantagenets, Nevilles, Beauchamps, Woodvilles, Ratcliffes, Stillingtons, Beauforts, Tudors...on and on and on.
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Medieval Catholicism

Otherwise known in the 15th century as The Church.
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BUYING & SELLING RICHARD

 
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Items FOR SALE Relating to Richard

Here is where you talk about the products you've found or created that are related to Richard or his times (late medieval). If you are selling the item you're posting about, please be sure to read this document before advertising your item or service.
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Items WANTED Relating to Richard

Here's where you ask for help finding items related to Richard and/or his times (late medieval).
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R3N COMMUNITY CENTER

 
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Chatter About Richard

Here's where you can talk about, gossip, yip, and discuss all things that aren't scholarly or even necessarily historical about Richard.
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Chatter About Everything Else

Here's where you can talk about everything that's not related to Richard. Here, you have a unique opportunity to get to know your fellow forum members. (Please be careful about how much personal information you disclose).
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Paranormal Richard

Have you run across something connected with Richard in the afterlife? More than one person has discovered that if they invite Richard into their life, coincidences and synchronicities follow and demonstrate he's there. Here's where you can share your experiences or someone else's.
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