The figure that has actually provoked the worldwide press coverage is not the historical Richard III but, rather, the fantastic villain that Shakespeare fashioned from Thomas More's slanders and unleashed in the early

Or was he the "poisonous bunch-backed toad" of Shakespeare's "Richard III," an ogre who murdered his brother's sons and stole the crown, making him the most notorious usurper in English history? PHOTOS: Remains of King Richard III. The truth is, we

The figure that has actually provoked the worldwide press coverage is not the historical Richard III but, rather, the fantastic villain that Shakespeare fashioned from Thomas More's slanders and unleashed in the early

As Shakespeare portrayed him, Richard III was evil incarnate: The murderer of two innocent young princes in the Tower of London, the drowner of his own brother, the usurper of the throne of England, and, by his own cheerful admission, a misshapen

Two days after we found out that the long lost bones of Richard III were found in a parking lot, 528 years after his death, we can now 'meet' him. Or, more precisely, we can tak