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Dramatis Personæ.
KING Richard the Second.
Duke of York,
John of Gaunt

, Duke of Lancafler, } Uncles to the King. Bolingbroke, Son to John of Gaunt, afterwards King

Henry the Fourth.
Aumerle, Son to the Duke of York.
Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk.
Earl of Salisbury.
Lord Berkley.
Bushy,
Bagot,

Servants to King Richard.
Green,
Fery of some real worthumberland, Friends to Boling-
Ross,

broke, Willoughby, Bishop of Carlisle,

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Sir Stephen Scroop, } Friends to King Richard.

Fitzwater,
Surry,

Abbot of Westminster,
Sir Pierce of Exton,

Lords in the Parliament,

Queen to King Richard.
Dutchess of Gloucefter.
Dutchess of York.
Ladies, attending on the Queen.
Heralds, two Gardiners, Keeper, Messenger, Groom,

and other Attendants.

SCENE, dispersedly, in several Parts of England.

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1. (1) The LIFE and DEATH of KING RICHARD II.

LA CT I.

SC EN E, the COUR T. Enter King Richard, John of Gaunt, with other i

Nobles and Attendants.

King RichARD.
EN LD John of Gaunt, time-honour'd Lana'

caster,

Hast 'thou, according to thy oath and 3 Brought hither Henry Hereford thy bold

3 son, "I (1) The Life and Death of King Richard 11.) But this Hifto.

ry comprizes little more than the Two last Years of this unLudi fortunate Prince. The Action of the Drama begins with Boo i lingbroke's appealing the Duke of Norfolk, on an Acculation of high Treason, which fell out in the Year 1398 ; and it

closes with the Murder of King Richard at Pomfret-Cafle to-, awards the End of the Year 1400, or the Beginning of the enluing Year,

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