The true character of Richard III, says Langley, was not that of a man who could kill his two nephews. In his stronghold of the North, where people knew him best, he was regarded as anything but a tyrant. So we know that he was working through the pain barrier every day just to do his job. That tells me about his character. Barbarous 13th-century empire-builder who killed more people than any other in history The reappraised view:
As A Great Part, Shakespeare’s Cleopatra Does Not Hang Together
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Richard III: and the rest is hysteria...
As it happens, this is also a view I share. Cleopatra has been a pet passion of mine for many years — the real woman, that is. Why should we let this sexist slant go unchallenged? I want to give power and respect back to the woman who history has robbed of her achievements and her dignity.
It sounds like you had a dominating character and used your womanly charms to political effect. Some aspects of your history sound a bit pooky rather than mooky, actually. Hooking up sexually with soldiers to gain influence for your country? But we realise things were different in the old days, and in ancient Egypt, we guess a queen hadda do what a queen hadda do. You were clearly a very stylish young lady in all that you did, whether it was entertaining roman gentlemen on river boats serving pearls dissolved in vinegar or committing suicide with a snakebite rather than succumbing to the will of a man.