Richard III

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Author: Jacob Abbott
Published: 1858
Language: English
Wordcount: 58,716 / 175 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.9
LoC Categories: D, CT
Downloads: 1,529
Added to site: 2009.04.12
mnybks.net#: 23916
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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rote was superscribed as follows:

"To the right high and mighty prince, our most worshipful and greatly redoubted lord and father, the Duke of York, Protector and Defender of England."

[Illustration: LUDLOW CASTLE.]

The castle of Ludlow, where the boys were residing when this letter was written, was a strong fortress built upon a rock in the western part of England, not far from Shrewsbury. The engraving is a correct representation of it, as it appeared at the period when those boys were there, and it gives a very good idea of the sort of place where kings and princes were accustomed to send their families for safety in those stormy times. Soon after the period of which we are speaking, Ludlow Castle was sacked and destroyed. The ruins of it, however, remain to the present day, and they are visited with much interest by great numbers of modern travelers.

Lady Cecily, as we have already seen, was in many respects a noble woman, and a most faithful and devoted wife and mother; she wa

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