The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare Volume 10; With A Life Of The Poet, Explanatory Foot…

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byWilliam Shakespeare

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 Excerpt: ...though there are several passages which show traces of his reading in the older work of Hall. In the current of Holinshed's narrative, the quarrel of Bolingbroke and Norfolk strikes in so abruptly, is so inexplicable in its origin, and so teeming with great results, as to form, naturally and of itself, the beginning of the manifold national tragedy which ends only with the catastrophe of King Richard the Third. The cause indeed of that quarrel is hardly less obscure in the history than in the play: it stands out almost as something uncaused, so that there was no need of going behind it; while at the same time it proves the germ of such a vast and varied procession of historical events as to acquire the highest importance. KING RICHARD THE SECOND. PERSONS REPRESENTED. King Richard The Second. John Of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. Henry Of Bolingbroke, his Son. EDMUND, Duke of York. Edward, his Son, Duke of Aumerle. Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk. Thomas Holland, Duke of Surrey. John Montacute, Earl of Salis-bury. Sir John Bushy,-j Creatures Sir William Bagot, of Sir Henry Green, J the Kine-HENRY PERCY, Earl of Northum-berland. Henry Percy, his Son. Earl Of Berkley. Lord Willoughby. Lord Fitzwater. Lord Ross. Thomas Merks, Bishop of Carlisle. THE Abbot of Westminster. Sir Stephen Scroop. Sir Pierce of Exton. Captain of a Band of Welshmen. Isabella, Queen to Richard. Duchess Of York. Duchess Of Gloster. A Lady attending the Queen. Lords, Heralds, Officers, Soldiers, Gardeners, Keeper, Messenger, Groom, and other Attendants. SCENE.--Dispersedly in England and Wales. ACT I. Scene I.--London. A Room in the Palace. Enter King Richard, attended; Gaunt, and other Nobles. K. Rich. Old John of Gaunt,1 time-honour'd Lancaster, 1 The Duke of Lancaster was born in 1340, in the cit...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 Excerpt: ...though there are several passages which show traces of his reading in the older work of Hall. In the current of Holinshed's narr...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:May 19, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217578454

ISBN - 13:9780217578455

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