Richard II | Study Guide

William Shakespeare

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Overview

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Author

William Shakespeare

Years Written

1595–96

Type

Play

Genre

History

About the Title

The title character King Richard II of England is deposed by Henry Bolingbroke, who becomes King Henry IV. Alternate titles have included The Tragedie of Richard II and The Life and Death of King Richard the Second, which suggest the interplay between tragedy and history that the play addresses.

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