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King Richard III - Act 5, Scene 3 Summary & Analysis

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Act 5, Scene 3 Summary

On Bosworth's field, Richard orders his tent set up. His men appear sad and defeated. Richard tries to lift their spirits by pointing out that their army is three times the size of the rebel army, and that they have the name of the king to strengthen them whereas the rebels do not. He orders men with good military experience brought to him.

On the other side of the field, Richmond's forces set up. Richmond seems in good spirits, and gives direct orders to his lords concerning what needs to be done before the next day. He also orders a note taken to Stanley, who is camped out just south of Richard's forces. Richmond then retires to his tent with Captain Blunt and other officers to plan their battle strategy for the next day.

In Richard's tent, Richard orders Catesby to send a messenger to...

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