Richard III Society

South Australia Branch

The Society

The Richard III Society is a worldwide organisation. The worldwide membership is symbolised by our Coat of Arms in which the White Boar rests his hoof on a globe.

It was originally founded in 1924 under the name ‘The Fellowship of the White Rose’. It was refounded in 1956 on a wider membership basis and formally changed its name to ‘The Richard III Society’ in 1959.

The Society is an incorporated body bound by a constitution and managed by an executive committee elected at the AGM, which takes place each October.

HRH The Duke of Gloucester, KG, GCVO, has been the Society’s Patron since 1980.

The Society is perhaps best summed up by its Patron, the present Richard, Duke of Gloucester:

“… the purpose—and indeed the strength—of the Richard III Society derives from the belief that the truth is more powerful than lies; a faith that even after all these centuries the truth is important. It is proof of our sense of civilised values that something as esoteric and as fragile as reputation is worth campaigning for.”


 This is the website of the South Australian Branch of Richard the Third Society (Richard III, South Australia)

New members welcome – we meet on the first Saturday of the month except in January

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Upcoming Events

  • October 2, 2019
    • Richard III BirthdayRichard III Birthday
  • October 3, 2019
    • Redeption of Henry IV 1470Redeption of Henry IV 1470Warwick puts Henry IV back on the throne after defeating Edward IV and forcing him into exile.
  • October 5, 2019
    • October Meeting - AGM
      1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
      October Meeting - AGMTime: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
      AGM and elections 95 South Terrace
      Adelaide SA
  • October 17, 2019
    • Constable of England 1469Constable of England 1469Richard was appointed Lord High Constable of England on this day.
  • October 21, 2019
    • Birth of George 1449
      Birth of George 1449George was born in Dublin in 1449
  • November 1, 2019
    • Duke of Gloucester 1461Duke of Gloucester 1461Richard is granted title Duke of Gloucester on this day.
  • November 2, 2019
    • November Meeting
      1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

      November MeetingTime: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
      Talk by Judith Carr - Clothes of Medieval Times