Poetry and Politics - a potent pairing. A montage featuring three busts from the Poets' Corner statue.

Shakespeare's pedestal at Poets' Corner features the busts of three past monarchs.

Which one is your odd one out?

Elizabeth I? | Henry V? | Richard III?

(These images are from a nineteenth century reproduction which is also featured elsewhere in this site)

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Why change his image?
To celebrate him?
To promote him?
To play at politics?

To reinvent him?

the early likenesses
his first published portrait One from the family gallery
his funeral bust
A stately statue

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