Why I dislike John of Gaunt….

As Ricardians, we know very well now, history can be twisted to suit. The matter of those strawberries and what happened next, for instance. I mean, the different versions are legion, even to the point of whether or not Thomas, Lord Stanley was ever present at all, let alone injured in a scrap and obliged… Continue reading Why I dislike John of Gaunt….

Good King Richard – A Reply to Shakespeare

A member of the Richard III Society, Ian Dixon Potter who is a playwright has written a new theatre play about Richard III which opens in London on December the 8th. <<‘Good King Richard’ is the culmination of many months of research going back to contemporary sources and presents a revised view of Richard III,… Continue reading Good King Richard – A Reply to Shakespeare