Richard II | Study Guide

William Shakespeare

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Richard II | Character Map

Henry Bolingbroke Bold usurper Richard II Theatrical, ineffective king John of Gaunt Prophetic dying man Duke of York Loyal and devoted to the kingship; conflicted over political support for two nephews Rivals/ Cousins Father Brothers Plots against Uncle/Reluctantly supports Father Banishes Supports Uncle/Reluctantly opposes Nephew/Steals wealth Thomas Mowbray Accused nobleman Duke of Aumerle Loyal royal cousin
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