King Richard II

by William Shakespeare

Publisher: Christophers in London

Written in English
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  • Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400 -- Drama
  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Shakespeare, with a commentary and acting notes by J. A. Green.
    SeriesThe companion classics
    ContributionsGreen, John Albert.
    LC ClassificationsPR2820.A2 G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6649880M
    LC Control Number22024290

King Richard II by Shakespeare, William available in Hardcover on, also read synopsis and reviews. For this updated edition Gurr has added a new section to . King Richard II | This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have . At Windsor Castle, Richard II just wants to chill out and enjoy the benefits of being a king who (almost) everyone thinks has been handpicked by God to rule England. But he can't relax because two seriously angry noblemen have arrived at the castle and want him to play Judge Judy. The angry noblemen are Henry Bolingbroke and Mowbray. When his brother Henry died, Richard I became heir to the throne of England, and King Henry II asked Richard to yield Aquitaine to his brother John. Unwilling to surrender Aquitaine, Richard joined forces with King Philip II of France in and drove Henry into abject submission. They forced him to acknowledge Richard as his heir and harried.

Richard was born on 8 September , probably at Beaumont Palace, in Oxford, England, son of King Henry II and Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine. He was a younger brother of Henry the Young King and Matilda, Duchess of Saxony. As a younger son of King Henry II, Battles/wars: Third Crusade. Key facts about King Richard II who was born January 6, , reigned ( - ) including biography, historical timeline and links to the British royal family tree. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The New Cambridge Shakespeare: King Richard II by William Shakespeare (, Paperback, Revised) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Works: King Richard II. First Part of King Henry IV. Second Part of King Henry IV. King Henry V. First Part of King Henry VI. Second Part of King Henry VI. Third Part of King Henry VI. King Richard III. King Henry VIII. Romeo and Juliet. Othello. King Lea by Charles Knight.

Nov 01,  · The Heart of the Rebellion [Sian Ann Bessey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. September King Richard II of England is /5(51). The richly atmospheric new historical thriller featuring John Gower, poet and trader of secrets. Set in the turbulent 14th Century, this is perfect for fans of C. J. Sansom. London, young King Richard II faces the double threat of a French invas. Jan 09,  · Harley MS f. 2r, British Library. Jean Creton and a French knight. This illumination is from the Metrical History of the Deposition of Richard II. The chronicle was written by Jean Creton who served as a valet de chambre to the French king, Charles VI. It shows Creton kneeling before an unknown French knight.

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Richard II book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Written inRichard II occupies a significant place in the Shakesp /5. Dec 31,  · King Richard II book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

A new and balanced portrait of Richard II, one of the most important and c 3/5(6). Apr 02,  · Nigel Saul’s RICHARD II was undoubtedly intended to be a definitive source for this oft-maligned monarch. 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.

Our study guide has summaries, insightful analyses, and everything else you need to understand Richard II. Buy Now on Be Book-Smarter. SparkNotes is brought to you by Barnes & Noble. Visit to buy new and used textbooks, and check out.

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 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.

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. King Richard II - The King of England when the play begins, Richard is a young man who has not matured much since his soundsofgoodnews.comy and poetic, he enjoys the trappings of kingship and has an extraordinary flair for poetic language.

However, he is disconnected from his land and its people. Jul 01,  · Richard II Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # 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, -- Drama Category: Text: EBook.

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).User Review - Flag as inappropriate This Author is my favorite one.

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A wide range of performances is documented and discussed. These illustrate the ways in which different theatres and companies have staged the play by cutting.