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The history of King Richard III and selections from the English and Latin poems

Author: Thomas More, Saint; Richard Standish Sylvester
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prose History of Richard III, written about 1513, was source and inspiration for Shakespeare's play. Also contains 5 English poems and English translations of 45 Latin poems. From Yale Selected Works  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Early works
Early works to 1800
Biography Early works to 1800
Named Person: Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas More, Saint; Richard Standish Sylvester
ISBN: 0300018401 9780300018400 0300019254 9780300019254
OCLC Number: 2913271
Description: xxviii, 168 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The history of King Richard III --
Selections from the English poems --
A Mery Gest --
Pageant Verses --
A Rueful Lamentation --
Lewis the Lost Lover --
Davey the Dicer --
Selections from the Latin poems --
The Preface of Beatus Rhenanus --
On the Coronation Day of Henry VIII --
On Suspicion --
Comments of a Rabbit, Trapped by Hunters --
On a Comical Trial --
On a Mean and Stingy Bishop --
Death Unassisted Kills Tyrants --
A Poem Translated from an English Song --
A Jesting Poem to a Faithless Mistress --
On an Englishman Who Affected to Speak French --
The Difference between a Tyrant and a King --
That the Tyrant's Life is Troubled --
That a Good King is a Father Not a Master --
On the Good King and His People --
The Tyrant, While Asleep, Is No Different from the Commoner --
On Kings Good and Bad --
On a Rapist and His Lawyer --
On the Futility of This Life --
A King is Protected by His Good Qualities --
The Consent of the People and Sovereignty --
On Fame and Popular Opinion --
To Candidus, How to Choose a Wife --
Epitaphivm Abyngdonii Cantoris --
Epitaph of Abyngdon, the Singer --
Altervm de Eodem --
Another Epitaph on Abyngdon --
In Ianvm Haeredem Abyngdonii --
On Janus, Abyngdon's Heir --
To a Courtier --
On a Girls Who Feigned Rape --
On an Astrologer --
On Some Sailors Confessing to a Monk in a Storm --
To Candidus, an Evil Pastor --
Fable of the Sick Fox and the Lion --
An Epitaph for James, King of the Scots --
On Germanus Brixius as Plagiarist --
What is the Best Form of Government --
On the King and the Peasant --
On the Anxious Life of Rulers --
To One Who Said His Poems Would Not Lack Genius --
On the Lust for Power --
To Busleiden on His House at Mechlin --
On Erasmus' New Testament --
Epitaph on the Tomb of Jane, His First Wife --
On the Cat and the Mouse --
To Elizabeth, His Former Love --
To His Children --
Apology For a Social Faux Pas --
Verses Punning on His Own Name.
Other Titles: History of King Richard III and selections ...
History of King Richard the Third
Responsibility: St. Thomas More ; edited by Richard S. Sylvester.

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