king of england
2 OCTOBER 1452
a good lawmaker for the ease and|
solace of the common people
22 AUGUST 1485
BURIED IN LEICESTER
piteously slain fighting manfully|
in the thickest press of his enemies
this statue by james butler ra
is a gift to the city of leicester
from members of the richard iii society
and others throughout the world
patron of the appeal fund
his grace the duke of rutland
unveiled 31 july 1980 by
hrh princess alice
duchess of gloucester
on behalf of
hrh the duke of gloucester
Unveiled on 31 July 1980 by Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester. The statue was commissioned and contributed by members of the Richard III Society.
- James Walter Butler RA (London 1931),
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