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I was sure that you'd love me
To that hope, I did cling
'Cause I'm... Richard the third
And... everybody loves a king!

Thought I did a good job
Why do you disagree?
There's a lot of people
Spreading nasty rumors 'bout me
Every word is a lie
So I'm singing this song
'Cause the history books
Have been telling it wrong!

I Never had a limp
Always walked my full height
Never had a hump
And my arm was all right
Never took the crown
With the ilegal power
Never killed my nephews
The princes in the tower
Tudor proper ganda
It's all absurd
Time to tell the truth
'Bout King Richard the third

My brother Edward, died
His kids too young to rule
So... I took the throne
Why not? I'm nobody's fool!

Thomas More wrote a history
Said I'd murdered Edward's boys
Shakespeare said their death
Was an evil ploy
But I say those two
Are historical vandals!
They've ruined my image!
I mean, what a scandal!

Never bumped off
Those harmless young heirs
Never buried them
Under the Tower of London stairs
Never poisoned my wife
Bumped off her daddy
This is me, sweet Richard
Do I look like a baddy?
Never was two-faced
Sure you'll agree
I was misunderstood
King Richard three

Can you imagine it?
I'm the last Plantagenet
Beaten by Henry
In the Wars of the Roses
The Tudor dynasty
Didn't care that much for me
Now I'm painted as a baddy
That's why one supposes... (continues while next verse is sang)

Never forget
When you hear of my crimes
Never drowned my brother
In a massive vat of wine
Never said 'a horse!
My kingdom for a horse! '
Who made that up?
Why, William Shakespeare, of course!

Now my tale is told
You won't hear a bad word
About a special ruler
King Richard the third
Arg it's a wasp it's a wasp

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  • U
    UnregisteredApr 30, 2012 at 8:10 pm
    Give him a hug! I hug the screen cuz thats the closest im gonna get to him :p. Jim rocks! Horrible histories rocks! Wish they came to my house and invited me to join bbut that will never happen :(
  • U
    UnregisteredSep 4, 2012 at 7:37 pm
    We know that they were buried under the tower because an archiologist dag were it was and found two bodys but they said the bodys were too small to be theres. So it was a lie by william shakspear
  • U
    UnregisteredMay 20, 2012 at 9:00 pm
    I totally love richard iii (and jim). What i do is put it on volume full blast and omg it is amazing. I even cry!!! I drew pics and everything. I'm a saddo =)
  • U
    UnregisteredDec 11, 2011 at 4:00 am
    U can put this on ur ipod u know!
    Just plug it in and go to the song files and put the songs in after downloading them
  • U
    UnregisteredDec 5, 2011 at 1:07 am
    They are all absolutely amazing i love them all so much wish i could put the songs on my ipod :)

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