The Wars of the Roses

Background

The calamity of Henry VI’s reign.

The Wars of the Roses, 1399-1485

Shakespeare’s Richard III

  1. How does Shakespeare present Richard III?
  2. Why does he present him that light?
  3. When was Shakespeare writing about English History?  During whose reign?

See the interactive video, on Richard III in Lucy Worsley’s British History’s Greatest Fibs – on Clickview

 

More on Richard III – Kings and Queens series.

The Battle of Bosworth
A re-enactment (about 9 mins)

For an interactive video with questions, please click on this link.

Websites on the Wars of the Roses:

Richard of York Society, click here.

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