1. of1749:

    New York, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division,  NYPL MA 067

    On first leaf, a signature reading “a uous me ly/ Glouce(stre)” has been interpreted that it was owned by Richard, Duke of Gloucester, later Richard III.

    (Source: mysticmoon1993)

  2. I have not seen a room this tough
    Since I asked for the hand of Lady Anne Neville;
    She was a widow because I had murder’d her husband.
    I see thee nodding over there; thou know’st how that is.

    — The best thing to come out of the Richard III identification and burial controversy has got to be this McSweeney’s piece.  (via mrmullin)