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King Richard III Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 3, Scene 7 Summary

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Act 3, Scene 7 Summary

Richard and Buckingham discuss how Buckingham's speech to the people went. Buckingham told the people of Edward and his son's illegitimacy and suggested that Richard should be king instead. The speech did not have the desired effect, and the crowd stared at Buckingham in silence. Richard is angered at the crowd's reception to Buckingham's speech, and worries that the mayor will not meet with him now.

However, the mayor does come, and Buckingham tells Richard to leave until he calls him. When the mayor enters, Buckingham tells him that Richard is busy at prayer but that he will have him fetched. When Richard enters, he apologizes for keeping them waiting while he prayed. Buckingham tells Richard that he has a duty to the people and the country to become king because Edward's sons are not legitimate heirs to the throne. He argues that Richard should...

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