[LMB] Group Read of Richard III 1.1

Tony Zbaraschuk tonyz at eskimo.com
Fri Jun 9 18:45:20 BST 2017


On Fri, June 9, 2017 12:34 pm, Eric Oppen wrote:
> As far as "trash-talking women" goes---Queen Elizabeth (the wife of
> Edward
> IV, aka "my lady Grey" in Richard's monologue) was NOT at all popular. She
>  was seen as arrogant and greedy, and she had brought to court with her a
>  large, greedy family who were seen as hogging everything they could get
> their hands on.

Think Cersei and the Lannisters from Game of Thrones.  (This is not a
coincidence: the chunk of _Game of Thrones_ that's modelled on the Wars
of the Roses centers around Elizabeth Grey and the Woodvilles...)


Tony Z


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