A King Rediscovered: The Economic Impact of Richard III and Richard III on the City of Leicester

  • Dominic Shellard


For those seeking to rehabilitate the reputation of Richard III from centuries of opprobrium (primarily for allegedly both deposing his nephew Edward V in 1483 and then having him and his brother, Richard, murdered in the Tower of London), Shakespeare’s play offers a significant and, at times, irritating challenge.


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