Richard III | Study Guide

William Shakespeare

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Author

William Shakespeare

Years Written

c. 1592–94

Type

Play

Genre

Drama, History

About the Title

Richard III concerns the rise and fall of Richard, Duke of Gloucester, who has helped his brother Edward seize the English throne. With Edward on his deathbed, Richard clears his own path to the crown through murder and deceit, ruling briefly as Richard III before he is himself deposed.

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