Horace Walpole

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Horace Walpole:Historic Doubts on the
Life and Reign of
King Richard the Third

 


Horace Walpole is the most famous of Richard III’s defenders. His Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third, published in 1768, is a landmark in the Ricardian controversy.

Because the entire work would require considerable downloading time, this hypertext edition has been divided into four parts, with Walpole’s footnotes in a fifth file. Walpole did not divide his work into chapters; the divisions are therefore fairly arbitrary.