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King John & Richard II, Hardback Book

King John & Richard II Hardback

Part of the Throne Classics series

Description

The Life and Death of King John, a history play by William Shakespeare, dramatizes the reign of King John of England (ruled 1199–1216), son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine and father of Henry III of England. It is believed to have been written in the mid-1590s but was not published until it appeared in the First Folio in 1623.

King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to be written in approximately 1595. It is based on the life of King Richard II of England and is the first part of a tetralogy, referred to by scholars as the Henriad, followed by three plays concerning Richard's successors: Henry IV, part 1, Henry IV, part 2, and Henry V. It may not have been written as a stand-alone work.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 344 pages
  • Publisher: Throne Classics
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  • Category: Plays, playscripts
  • ISBN: 9789353835668

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