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King Richard II

William Shakespeare

King Richard II

by William Shakespeare

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Shakespeare.
SeriesThe Arden Shakespeare
ContributionsUre, Peter.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13938478M

Sep 01,  · Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwideCited by: 7. Two sons remain to my solace, who today survive to punish me, miserable and condemned. King Richard [the Lionheart] is held in chains [in captivity with Emperor Henry VI of Germany]. His brother, John, depletes his kingdom with iron [the sword] and lays it waste with fire.

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. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

After Gaunt ’s speech concludes, Richard enters, and Gaunt begins punning on his own name (since gaunt also means lean and old), immediately taking up a new, confrontational tone with the king. The two exchange single lines (known as stichomythia), and then Gaunt launches another speech, this time directed at Richard. Gaunt says that Richard is sick and dying, and that flatterers surround him. 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/5(K).


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Published by Yale University Press, /5. The first page of Richard II, printed in the First Folio of The Life and Death of King Richard the Second, commonly called Richard II, is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in approximately Sep 22,  · King Richard II's recipe book to go online A 14th-century recipe book compiled by King Richard II's master cooks is to put online for the first time to give modern-day chefs an insight into the.

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The Forme of Cury (The Method of Cooking, cury being from Middle French cuire: to cook) is an extensive collection of medieval English recipes from the 14th century. Originally in the form of a scroll, its authors are listed as "the chief Master Cooks of King Richard II".It is among the oldest English cookery books, and the first to mention olive oil, gourds, and spices such as mace and clovesPages: scroll.

Richard II (6 January – c. 14 February ), also known as Richard of Bordeaux, was King of England from until he was deposed in Richard's father, Edward the Black Prince, died inleaving Richard as heir apparent to King Edward inspirationdayevents.com the death of his grandfather Edward III, the year-old Richard succeeded to the throne.

Father: Edward, the Black Prince. Richard II, (born January 6,Bordeaux [France]—died FebruaryPontefract, Yorkshire [now in West Yorkshire], England), king of England from to An ambitious ruler with a lofty conception of the royal office, he was deposed by his cousin Henry Bolingbroke because of his arbitrary and factional rule.

Early years. Richard was the younger and only surviving son of Edward. 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 is one of the most enigmatic of English kings. Shakespeare depicted him as a tragic figure, an irresponsible, cruel monarch who nevertheless rose in stature as the substance of power slipped from him.

By later writers he has been variously portrayed as a half-crazed autocrat or a conventional ruler whose principal errors were the mismanagement of his nobility and disregard for the. In Richard II, anger at a king’s arbitrary rule leads to his downfall—and sets in motion a decades-long struggle for the crown that continues in several more history plays.

Richard II begins as Richard’s cousin, Henry Bolingbroke, charges Thomas Mowbray with serious crimes, including the murder of the Duke of Gloucester. Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Europe, Americas, World, Military, Asia, Historical Study & Educational Resources & more at everyday low prices.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. 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.

Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Business, Legal History, Administrative Law, Legal Theory & Systems, Foreign & International Law, Criminal Law & more at everyday low prices. In contemporary society, Richard II is most often recounted through Shakespeare’s depiction of him as a vengeful, ruthless, tyrannical ruler.

Prior to mental illness destroying his senses, Richard II was a peace seeker whose early ambitions were to forge harmony with his adversaries and those he ruled over. He was a boy king who inherited the [ ]Author: Jeanette Lamb. That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court and there the antic sits,Richard II.

8 likes. Like “O, who can hold a fire in his hand When I do see the very book indeed Where all my sins are writ, and that's myself. The Tragedy of King Richard II book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally 5/5(1).

Despite his tyrannical behavior, Richard is defended by many as God's chosen ruler. But, having created a rift in the nobility that will continue to fester for a hundred years, Richard has also set in motion the events that may cost him the crown.

Written entirely in verse, Richard II /5(2).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.Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Music, Photography & Video, Performing Arts, Architecture, History & Criticism, Drawing & more at everyday low prices.