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Shakespeare"s King Richard the second

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare"s King Richard the second

an historical play

by William Shakespeare

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Published by Printed for John Miller in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richard -- II, -- King of England, -- 1367-1400 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Acting edition.

    StatementAdapted to the stage, with alterations and additions, by Richard Wroughton, esq. and published as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal, Drury-Lane.
    ContributionsWroughton, Richard.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19616513M

    KING RICHARD THE SECOND William Shakespeare Shakespeare, William () - English dramatist and poet widely regarded as the greatest and most influential writer in all of world literature. The richness of Shakespeare’s genius transcends time; his keen observation and psychological insight are, to this day, without rival. Shakespeare, William, Title: King Richard the Second Alternate Title: King Richard II Note: World Library Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Richard II, King of England, -- Drama Subject: Tragedies Subject: Historical drama Subject: Great Britain -- History -- Richard II.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. “This royal throne of kings, this sceptered isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less.

    Get this from a library! Shakespeare's tragedy of King Richard the Second,. [William Shakespeare; W J Rolfe]. KING RICHARD III O Buckingham, now do I play the touch, To try if thou be current gold indeed Young Edward lives: think now what I would say. BUCKINGHAM Say on, my loving lord. KING RICHARD III Why, Buckingham, I say, I would be king, BUCKINGHAM Why, so you are, my thrice renowned liege. KING RICHARD III Ha! am I king? 'tis so: but Edward lives.


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Richard II is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.

Summary: King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in approximately It is based on the life of King Richard II of England (ruled –) and is the first part of a tetralogy, referred to by some scholars as the Henriad, followed by three plays concerning Richard's successors: Henry IV, Part 1; Henry IV, Part 2; and Henry V.

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THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECOND. For RICHARD THE SECOND the First Quarto () furnishes a good text, which, except for the abdication scene (–), is the basis of the present edition. Later Quartos date from (two),andeach being set up from its immediate predecessor.

SCENE I. London. KING RICHARD II's palace. Enter KING RICHARD II, JOHN OF GAUNT, with other Nobles and Attendants KING RICHARD II Old John of Gaunt, time-honour'd Lancaster, Hast thou, according to thy oath and band, Brought hither Henry Hereford thy bold son, Here to make good the boisterous late appeal, Which then our leisure would not let us.

Richard II, written aroundis the first play in Shakespeare's second "history tetralogy," a series of four plays that chronicles the rise of the house of Lancaster to the British throne.

(Its sequel plays are Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2, and Henry V.) Richard II, set around the yeartraces the fall from power of the last king of the house of Plantagenet, Richard II, and his replacement. Richard II (Wars of the Roses #1), William Shakespeare, Roma Gill (Editor) King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in approximately It is based on the life of King Richard II of England (ruled –) and is the first part of a tetra-logy, referred to by some scholars as the Henriad, followed by three plays concerning Richard's.

Shakespeare’s Richard II opens in the court of King Richard II in Coventry, where a dispute between Henry Bolingbroke, the son of John of Gaunt, and Thomas Mowbray, the Duke of Norfolk, is to be resolved by a tournament.

Bolingbroke has accused Mowbray of being implicated in the death of the king’s uncle, the Duke of Gloucester. A summary of Part X (Section12) in William Shakespeare's Richard II. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Richard II and what it means.

Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. King Richard the Second | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Richard of Bordeaux was the younger son of Edward, Prince of Wales, and Joan, Countess ofeldest son of Edward III and heir apparent to the throne of England, had distinguished himself as a military commander in the early phases of the Hundred Years' War, particularly in the Battle of Poitiers in After further military adventures, however, he contracted dysentery in Spain in.

Richard II, chronicle play in five acts by William Shakespeare, written in –96 and published in a quarto edition in and in the First Folio. The play is the first in a sequence of four history plays known collectively as the ‘second tetralogy.’. Englischen Bühnenbearbeitungen von Shakespeares "King Richard the Second".

Doberan, Druck von H. Rehse & Co., (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare: Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wilhelm Allwardt.

Synopsis. A story of power and plotting, Richard II is the first of Shakespeare's four plays about the House of Lancaster. In the presence of King Richard, Henry Bolingbroke (who would eventually be Henry IV) accuses Thomas Mowbray (Duke of Norfolk) of embezzling crown funds and of plotting the death of his uncle, the Duke of Gloucester.

Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shakespeare, William, Shakespeare's tragedy of King Richard the Second. New York, Cincinnati. By: William Shakespeare () The Tragedy of King Richard II, by William Shakespeare, is the first of the history series that continues with Parts 1 and 2 of King Henry IV and with The Life of King Henry V.

At the beginning of the play, Richard II banishes his cousin Henry Bolingbroke from England. Shakespeare's tragedy of King Richard the Second. New York, Cincinnati [etc.] American Book Co. [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; W J Rolfe.

Richard II by William Shakespeare is the first of eight plays that portray a historically-informed version of the War of the Roses - beginning in about and ending with Richard III's death in Edited by J.

M. Smallheer and John Gonzalez. (Summary by Cori) Characters: Narration, Keeper, and Lord - read by Annie Coleman King Richard II and First Servant - read by Peter Yearsley.Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written near It tells the story of King Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt () during the Hundred Years' the First Quarto text, it was titled The Cronicle History of Henry the fift: p.6 which became The Life of Henry the Fifth in the First Folio text.A summary of Part X (Section5) in William Shakespeare's Richard II.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Richard II and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.