WHEN this monster of nature & cruell tyrant Richard the third had killed his
Richard the third.
two yoong nephues, and taken vpon him the crowne & gouernement of England, he
preferred his owne sonne Edward to the dignitie of lord lieutenant of Ireland, whose
deputie was Girald earle of Kildare that bare that office all the reigue of king Richard,
and a while in Henrie the seuenth his daies.
Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Raphaell Holinshed. William Harrison. Richard Stanyhurst. John Hooker. Francis Thynne. Abraham Fleming. John Stow. Henry Ellis. Ellis Edition. J. Johnson. London. 1807.
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