Another Richard III Coin – Museum Seeks Funding for Purchase

Buckingham Old Gaol Museum (which is an interesting little museum situated in a fortified lock-up in the town centre) is seeking to purchase a rare Richard III  coin found this September by a local metal detector. The gold half-angel was found only one mile from the town centre of Buckingham (some people have all the… Continue reading Another Richard III Coin – Museum Seeks Funding for Purchase

The Tragedy of King Richard 111 (not by William Shakespeare)

Part 4 – “… the corruption of a blemished stock “ “ A beauty-waning and distressed widow,    Even in the afternoon of her best days,    Made prize and purchase of his wanton eye    Seduced the pitch and height of his degree    To base declension and loathed bigamy. “    (William Shakespeare)… Continue reading The Tragedy of King Richard 111 (not by William Shakespeare)