William Shakespeare's Works/Histories/Richard II

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The Tragedie of King Richard the Second is a history by William Shakespeare, written between 1594 and 1595. The play is the first play in a series of eight about the War of the Roses between the Houses of Lancaster and York which lasted for over 100 years between 1375 and 1485.

Acts[edit]

Dramatis Personæ[edit]

  • King Richard II
  • John of Gaunt
  • Edmund Langley
  • Henry
  • Duke of Aumerle
  • Thomas Mowbray
  • Duke of Surrey
  • Earl of Salisbury
  • Lord Berkeley
  • Bushy
  • Bagot
  • Green
  • Earl of Northumberland
  • Henry Percy
  • Lord Ross
  • Lord Willoughby
  • Lord Fitzwater
  • Bishop of Carlisle
  • Abbot of Westminster
  • Lord Marshal
  • Sir Pierce of Exton
  • Sir Stephen Scroop
  • Queen
  • Duchess of Gloucester
  • Duchess of York
  • a Captain
  • Queen's Attendant
  • Lords
  • Heralds
  • Officers
  • Soldiers
  • Gardeners
  • Keeper
  • Messenger
  • Groom
  • Other Attendants