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

Part 3 – Woe to that land that’s governed by a child! “ I can add colours to the chameleon, Change shapes with Proteus for advantages, And set the murderous Machiavel to school. Can I do this, and cannot get a crown? Tut, were it further off, I’ll pluck it down.” (william Shakespeare)                                             “… Continue reading The Tragedy of King Richard 111 (not by William Shakespeare)

Russell & Rotherham, Lord Chancellors of King Richard III

The office of Lord Chancellor is one of the oldest of the Great Offices of State, second in rank only to the Lord High Steward. It dates from Herfast, the first Lord Chancellor of England, appointed in 1068 by King William I, Duke of Normandy. King Richard III had two Lord Chancellors, John Russell and… Continue reading Russell & Rotherham, Lord Chancellors of King Richard III