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Much debate and controversy surround the rise and fall of Richard the Third It is hard to ignore such subjects due to the bonds and hidden reasons that many of the authors of the middle ages had towards Richard In keeping an objective approach towards Richard III the study of his rise and fall will be taken in the perspective of his royal acts and administration of England Public sentiment over such things as the scandal surrounding the princes did have an effect over the rule of Richard but there are many other underlying aspects that could have extended Richards rule and changed the way history looks back on himMany historian look upon Richard as a villain Others attribute this view as tainted due to the perverse nature of England following his reign and the need for support of Henry Tudors ascension to the throne One aspect that almost all of the historian agree with is that Richard did have some moments where his actions were for the better of England Looking at such actions can shed light on the true characteristics of his rule and that he quite may have been a beneficial part of English historyRichard Duke of Gloucester was the brother of King Edward IV of the House of York The House of York had been in control of the throne of England for some time now but with the entry of the Woodvilles was in somewhat of a decline Elizabeth Woodville now queen to Edward was thought of surrounded by sorcery influencing Edward to the bidding of the Woodvilles and their rise to power Edwards eldest son was in the primary care of the Woodvilles at the time of Edwards death and had become very attached to influential lords in the family These included his uncles Rivers and Grey They were rising lords who sought to control the young heir and supplant the House of York of their control of the
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