SUMMARY: John Lewis (1713-1792), a commoner, won a court case against a gatekeeper which ultimately required Her Royal Highness Princess Amelia (1711-1786) to allow a limited pedestrian way through Richmond Park – a royal park.
In this skit, three boys find out they can walk through a park that had previously been reserved only for royalty. But how exactly can they do that?
- Type: True information; made-up skit
- Time and Region: Near Richmond Park, England in 1758
- Grades: 9-12
- Cast: 3
- Performance Time: 5-8 minutes
***The skit includes substantial background information, map, photos, and sources.
WHERE HAS THIS BEEN USED?
- History classes as reader’s theatre
- Drama showcases
- Homeschool events
Dedicated to the Museum of Richmond, England.
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