Historic villain, hunch backed and battered,
Roaming the battlefield, besmirched and blood-splattered,
Appealing to Havoverian King,
“A horse, my lord! A horse, please bring.”
His weak appeal is lost in the cries
Of the moaning injured and last goodbyes,
And finally he enters the merciless sights
And is remorselessly skewered by avenging knights.
Richard III, became king of England today in 1483.
William IV, became King of England and Hanover on this day in 1830.