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The history of King Richard the Second

The history of King Richard the Second

acted at the Theatre royal, under the name of the Sicilian usurper

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Published by Printed for R. Tonson, and J. Tonson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSicilian usurper
Statementwith a prefatory epistle in vindication of the author, occasion"d by the prohibition of this play on the stage by N. Tate ...
SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 40007.
ContributionsTate, Nahum, 1652-1715.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[10], 51 (i.e. 55), [1] p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13562511M
LC Control Number87734111
OCLC/WorldCa18449159


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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. An excellent introduction the Plantagenets and the mediaeval period in general with only half of the book discussing Richard II. However, the forgoing material does serve to give context to Richard's life and I feel makes a big difference to the way he is often perceived by history/5.

Richard the Lionheart was the son of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine and the second king in the Plantagenet line.

Richard was far more interested in his holdings in France and in his Crusading endeavors than he was in governing England, where he spent about six months of his ten-year : Melissa Snell.

Richard III (2 October 22 August ) was King of England from until his death. He was the last king from the House of York, and his defeat at the Battle of Bosworth marked the culmination of the Wars of the Roses and the end of the Plantagenet dynasty/5.

As king, Richard's chief ambition was to join the Third Crusade, prompted by Saladin's capture of Jerusalem in To finance this, he sold sheriffdoms and other offices and in he departed. Thus, Richard II became the second English king to be deposed by Parliament/the Nobility in just 72 years.

Later, induring in the reign of Henry VI, who was the grandson of Henry IV, a civil war would develop within the nobility of England which was called the War of the Roses.4/4(16). 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.

Richard's father died in and his grandfather the following year, making Richard king at the age of The country was ruled largely by his uncle, John of Gaunt. The first crisis of Richard's. Genre/Form: History Drama Historical drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shakespeare, William, History of King Richard the Second, 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 The history of King Richard the Second book 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. Richard III (2 October – 22 August ) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from until his death in He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet defeat and death at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the last decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses, marked the end of the Middle Ages in : Richard, 3rd Duke of York.

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 I - Richard I - Imprisonment: Richard sailed home by way of the Adriatic, because of French hostility, and a storm drove his ship ashore near Venice.

Because of the enmity of Duke Leopold he disguised himself, but he was discovered at Vienna in December and imprisoned in the duke’s castle at Dürnstein on the Danube. Later, he was handed over to Henry VI, who kept him at various.

King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to be written in approximately It is based on the life of King Richard II of England and is the first part of a tetralogy, referred to by scholars as the Henriad, followed by three plays concerning Richard's successors: Henry IV, part 1, Henry IV, part 2, and Henry : 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.

Ten Minute English and British History #14 - Richard II, The Black Death and the Peasants' Revolt - Duration: History Mattersviews. The History of King Richard the Third is Thomas More's English masterpiece.

With the help of Shakespeare, whose Richard the Third took More's work as its principal model, the History determined the historical reputation of an English king and spawned a seemingly endless controversy about the justness of that reputation/5(9).

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 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.

Saladin (/–) was a Muslim military and political leader who as sultan (or leader) led Islamic forces during the Crusades. Saladin’s greatest triumph. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

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An invited panel of speakers discuss the key issues and ideas raised by The Tragedy of King Richard. Henry V: A Pious King Prepares for War.

Henry IV died inand the year-old prince took the throne as Henry V. Conspiracies soon arose. The History of King Richard the Third by Master Thomas More Undersheriff of London c.

Edited by Gerard B. Wegemer and Travis Curtright. 1 Death of King Edward IV, April 9, Richard III Return to Renascence Editions The History of King Richard the Third Sir Thomas More Note on the e-text: this Renascence Editions text was transcribed from W.

Campbell's facsimile of the Rastell edition of by R.S. Bear at the University of Oregon, January-March Pagination and catchwords have not been included.

Listen to Chuck Swindoll’s overview of Second Kings in his audio message from the Classic series God’s Masterwork. As we noted in the previous chapter, 1 and 2 Kings originally comprised one book of history. The author is neither indicated in the text nor known by scholars.

He was most likely a prophet, because many of the historical events. The History of King Richard the Third is Thomas More's English masterpiece. With the help of Shakespeare, whose Richard the Third took More's work as its principal model, the History determined the historical reputation of an English king and spawned a seemingly endless controversy about the justness of that reputation.

George M. Logan has produced a scholarly yet accessible /5(2). Name: King Richard II Born: January 6, at Bordeaux, France Parents: Edward, the Black Prince, and Joan of Kent Relation to Elizabeth II: 16th great-granduncle House of: Plantagenet Ascended to the throne: J aged 10 years Crowned: J at Westminster Abbey Married: (1) Anne of Bohemia, (2) Isabella, nine year old daughter of Charles VI of France.

The History of King Richard the Third is Thomas More’s English masterpiece. With the help of Shakespeare, whose Richard the Third took More’s work as its principal model, the History determined the historical reputation of an English king and spawned a seemingly endless controversy about the justness of that reputation.

Richard II is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Richard II. Continue your study of Richard II with these useful links.

Get ready to write your essay on Richard II. Richard II was the King of England from to Also known as Richard of Bordeaux, he was an ambitious king with great political aspirations. His reign was marked by several political upheavals and the early years of his reign were overshadowed by the Hundred Years’ War and a.

Richard the Lionheart was the third son of King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, and although his eldest brother died young, the next in line, Henry, was namedRichard grew up with little realistic expectations of achieving the English : Melissa Snell.

Our bible study group is studying the 2nd book of Kings. Could you tell me what book is referred to when it says “The rest of the events of (name of King) and his deeds are recorded in the Book of The History of the kings of Israel, (or Judah)”.

Ten Minute History - Peter the Great and the Russian Empire (Short Documentary) - Duration: History Mattersviews. Kings & Queens of England: Episode 1. 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. PREFACE. King Richard the Second lived in the days when the chivalry of feudal times was in all its glory.

His father, the Black Prince; his uncles, the sons of Edward the Third, and his ancestors in a long line, extending back to the days of Richard the First, were among the most illustrious knights of Europe in those days, and their history abounds in the wonderful exploits, the narrow.

Reigned: – King Richard II (–), grandson of King Edward III, was ten years old when he came to the English throne in He was too young to rule, so his uncles John of Gaunt and Thomas of Gloucester ruled for him. As with the Greek Septuagint (LXX) 1 & 2 Kings are grouped along with the twelve historical books (Joshua to Esther).

As Walton and Hill write, “the books share a prophetic view of history in which cause and effect are tied to the blessings and cursings of the covenant.” II.

AUTHOR OF KINGS: 11 An Anonymous Editor-Compiler-Author. Accomplishments or why King Richard II was famous: The brave, young, boy king who met Wat Tyler and faced the commoners during the Peasants Revolt of The story and biography of King Richard II which contains interesting information, facts & the history about the life of King Richard II.

Richard II is the first play in a tetralogy (a group of four plays) commonly referred to as the “Henriad.” This set of plays depicts the historic struggles for the English throne, and, along with Shakespeare’s other tetralogy, the changes of power that eventually led to the rule of Queen Elizabeth I, the monarch of England during the first part of Shakespeare’s career.

The personal prayer book of King Richard III — in which the English king likely scrawled a reminder of his birthday in his own hand — is now available to peruse online. The Rincon de Santa Gertrudis, an old Spanish land grant, lies at the heart of the King Ranch, for it was there that, inRichard King first laid claim to a dream of ownership that would one.

Richard III was a child when his family, the House of York, engaged in battle against the Lancastrians for control of the country. This long and bloody .Parliamentary Origins in England. Common Law: A Law of Real Property. See the Medieval Sourcebook: Medieval Legal History page; WEB Early English Laws Early English Laws is a project to publish online and in print new editions and translations of all English legal codes, edicts, and treatises produced up to the time of Magna Carta