6 edition of King Richard II, 1772 found in the catalog.
|Statement||by James Goodhall.|
|Contributions||Goodhall, James, fl. 1754-1772.|
|LC Classifications||PR2878.K8 G6 1772a|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, iii, 52 p.|
|Number of Pages||52|
|LC Control Number||79478554|
Early career. Richard II was the oldest son of Richard I the Fearless and succeeded his father as Duke of Normandy in During his minority, which was the first five years of his reign, his regent was his uncle Count Ralph of put down a peasant revolt at the start of Richard's reign.. Richard was very religious like his overlord king Robert II of France. Richard III is a play by William was probably written around  It is labeled a history in the First Folio, and is usually considered one; but sometimes it is called a tragedy, as in the quarto edition. Richard III concludes Shakespeare's first tetralogy (also containing Henry VI, Part 1, Henry VI, Part 2, and Henry VI, Part 3); and depicts.
Early Life. Born September 8, , Richard the Lionheart was the third legitimate son of King Henry II of England. Often believed to have been the favorite son of his mother, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Richard had three older siblings, William (who died in infancy), Henry, and Matilda, as well as four younger: Geoffrey, Lenora, Joan, and John. Richard himself, states that ‘All the clouds that loured upon our house’ (1. 1, 3), the house of York, has been dispelled by the ‘son of York’ (1. 1, 2), King Edward IV. However, Richard intends to upset the kingdom by seizing power for himself.
Richard II (6 January – c. 14 February ), also known as Richard of Bordeaux, was King of England from until he was deposed in a portrayal of any particular nobility. Richard was a weak king, but a king for all that. H. R. Poindexter, the designer, presents the play in what must be regarded as minimal Shakespeare.
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King King Richard II II,[William Shakespeare] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Genre/Form: History Drama Historical drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shakespeare, William, King Richard II, London, Cornmarket P.
But Richard II was a complex and conflicted man – a person with faults and shortcomings thrust into a role that demanded greatness. In this book, Kathryn Warner returns with the first modern biography of Richard II in decades, to paint a portrait of the king with all of 4/5(20).
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Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Format: Unknown Binding. Richard II was ten years old when he succeeded his grandfather, Edward III, as king of England. Over the course of his twenty-three year reign, he was at times a compelling ruler, at others, hopelessly incompetent and arrogant, before being deposed and most likely murdered by his cousin, Henry of Lancaster (Henry IV)/5(13).
Richard begins the play as an extravagant, self-indulgent king. He exiles two feuding noblemen, Thomas Mowbray and Henry Bolingbroke, seemingly because Mowbray has been implicated along with Richard himself in the murder of Richard’s uncle Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester, while Bolingbroke, Richard’s first cousin, is a threat to the king because he is intent on avenging the death.
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, Prince of Wales, died inleaving Richard as heir apparent to his grandfather, King Edward the death of Edward III, the year-old Richard succeeded to the throne.
Early years. Richard was the younger and only surviving son of Edward, the Black Prince, and his wife, Joan of e his father died prematurely inRichard succeeded his grandfather Edward III as king in June The king’s early years were overshadowed by the Hundred Years’ War, a prolonged struggle with heavy cost of the war led to the introduction in of a.
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 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.
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Subjects: Richard -- II, -- King of England, -- -- Drama. Richard -- II, -- King of England, -- More like this: Similar Items. Richard II was thrust onto the throne at the very early age of ten, when his grandfather, the much-revered King Edward III, died in Richard's father was also named Edward, and was known as the "Black Prince"; a promising, warlike and beloved heir to the throne, he unfortunately died the year before the "old king" Edward III, leaving his son Richard to inherit the kingdom the following year.
Apple Books Preview. King Richard II. William Shakespeare. Publisher Description. At the play's opening, Richard is seated in full state on the throne. But the flaws of his weak and self-deluding character, not to mention the high taxes he imposes, bring disaster for him and the country.
By the end he is a prisoner of Henry Bolingbroke (the. King Richard II by William Shakespeare, unknown edition,Classic Books Library paperback zzzz. Not in Library. Richard IICreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform paperback zzzz.
Not in Library. Printed by Joseph Harrop and sold by the Booksellers in Town and Country. Books shelved as richard-iii: The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay Penman, The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey, The Last Days of Richard III by John As.
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, 5 Here to make good the boisterous late appeal, Which then our leisure would not let us hear, Against the Duke of Norfolk, Thomas Mowbray.
John of Gaunt. I have, my liege. King Richard II. In the late s, when Richard II became king, living standards were rising, and rising rapidly. In the Black Death had struck England, reducing.
Confident in his divine right, Richard II is an ineffective and unpopular king who abuses his power and sows the seeds of his own downfall. Toppled from the throne by Henry, his ambitious cousin, Richard only learns to value kingship after he loses it, achieving a tragic dignity only with his downfall.
There is a scene in an Elizabethan play on the reign of Richard II – the play, anonymous and without title, of uncertain date and theatrical provenance, now commonly called Woodstock or Thomas of Woodstock – in which one of the caterpillars of the commonwealth enters the royal presence poring over a book.
‘How now, what readst thou, Bushy?’, asks the King.The sensitive and poetic Richard II is undoubtedly the rightful king of England but he is unscrupulous and weak.
When his cousin Henry Bolingbroke returns from banishment and mounts a challenge to his authority, Richard's right to the throne proves of little help to him/5(49).Richard II takes place during two years of the life of England’s King Richard II, who reigned from to Born the grandson of Edward III and a member of the Plantagenet family, Richard II inherited the throne as a child.
The play begins the story of the Tudor reign, which culminated with Shakespeare’s Queen Elizabeth I. Richard II also sets up the divide within the Plantagenet.