Is this how Richard III sounded?

Richard_III_earliest_surviving_portraitHot on the heels of digging up the last Plantagenet King of England, researchers are now speculating on what he sounded like.  From the writings and miss-spellings from a couple of his letters, they suggest “he may have talked with a West Midlands twang.”

So, first off, this is the researcher trying his hand at mimicking Richard III

And this is Noddy Holder, son of Walsall, doing the same on Broadcasting House on Sunday 10th February 2013.

I think I know which one I prefer.

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