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King Richard III Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 4, Scene 3 Summary

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Act 4, Scene 3 Summary

Tyrrel has asked two men, who are experienced in bloodshed, to kill the young princes. However, despite their experience in murder, the two men "melted with tenderness and mild compassion" as they killed the princes. They regret having done the murders, and were still lamenting the deed when Tyrrel left them to tell the king his wish has been carried out. Richard enters and Tyrrel gives him his message, which Richard is glad to receive. He makes sure that Tyrrel himself saw the boys dead and buried, which Tyrrel affirms. Richard orders Tyrrel to have dinner with him later and tell him more about the murders. He also promises to reward him. Tyrrel leaves and Richard states that he has had Clarence's son imprisoned and his daughter married off. He has also had Anne killed, and now plans to marry Elizabeth, Edward's daughter...

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