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The Bland Needling The Bland

HEATHER ROBERTSON March 1 1973
TELEVISION

The Bland Needling The Bland

HEATHER ROBERTSON March 1 1973

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KING RICHARD III. His evil reputation may well be the greatest hoax of all time. But hero or villain, his death in battle at Bosworth Field marked the end of the War of the Roses -the series of bloody clashes between the houses of Lancaster and York over the crown.

KING HENR Y VIII. Anne Boleyn, the second of his six wives, laughed when he locked her up in the Tower and sentenced her to be beheaded along with five men accused of having been her lovers. She thought her royal husband was only testing her. He wasn't.

KING CHARLES I. ‘7 fear not death," he said, when Cromwell sentenced him to die. He kissed his children goodby, forgave his executioner, and tucked his long hair up under his cap so it would not deflect the axe. Cromwell called his death “a cruel necessity.”

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