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, Duke of Lancafler, } Uncles to the King. Bolingbroke, Son to John of Gaunt, afterwards King
Henry the Fourth.
Servants to King Richard.
broke, Willoughby, Bishop of Carlisle,
Sir Stephen Scroop, } Friends to King Richard.
Abbot of Westminster,
Lords in the Parliament,
Queen to King Richard.
and other Attendants.
SCENE, dispersedly, in several Parts of England.
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.
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,