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Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March and 7th Earl of Ulster was born on this date in 1391. In 1398 Edmund succeeded his father not only as earl of March and Ulster but as heir presumptive to the childless Richard II. In 1399 after the usurpation of the throne by the Lancastrian Henry IV, Mortimer...
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  I never took a full-fledged course in Shakespeare. Rather than pine for something interesting I missed, I'm taking a class at UCLA Extension, taught by the knowledgeable Dr. Russell Stone. I thought I would be one of the older people in the course, but there seem to be many older than me. They...