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Re: MR: Was Richard maligned?

Poster: "Edward R. Ewen, Jr." <tewen@gandalf.cs.wcu.edu>

> Because Shakespeare was wrong. The portraits that were done of
> Richard in the period when living memory would have served to
> give a likeness don't show any deformity.

Given the fact that portraits take a fair amount of time (as compared to 
say, a photograph) and that they had to be comissioned and sat for, don't 
you think it might be possible that Richard _chose_ not to have his 
(alleged ;) deformities corrected by the artists brush?
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