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THE

PLAYS

OF

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE,

VOLUME the FOURTH,

CONTAINING,

The LIFE and DEATH of RICHARD the SECOND.
The First Part of KING HENRY the FOURTH.
The Second Part of KING HENRY the FOURTH,
The LIFE of KING HENRY the FIFTH.
The First Part of KING HENRY the SIXTH.

L O N D ON:
Printed for J. and R. TONSON, C. Corbet, H. WoODfall,
J. RIVINGTON, R. BALDWIN, L. Hawes, Clark and
COLLINS, W. JOHNSTON, T. CASLON, T, LOWNDS,

and the Executors of B. Dodd,

M.DCC.LXV.

人,

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KING Richard the Second.
Duke of York,

Uncles to the
John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, 1 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,
Earl of Northumberland.
Percy, Son to Northumberland.
Rofs.
Willoughby.
Bishop of Carlisle.
Sir Stephen Scroop.
Fitzwater.
Surry.
Abbot of Westminster.
Sir Pierce of Exton.

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

and other Attendants.

SCENE, dispersedly, in several Parts of England.

Of this the Editions, earlier bald.
than the first Folio, are,

II. 4to, for Mathew Law,
I. 4to, by Valentine Simmes, 1615, from which the first Folio
for Andrew Wife, 1998, of which was printed.
I have a collation by Mr. Theo-

The LIFE and DEATH of

KING RICHARD II.

ACT 1.

SCENE I.

The COURT.

Enter King Richard, John of Gaunt, with other

Nobles and Attendants.

O

King RICHÁRD.
LD John of Gaunt, time-honour'd Lancaster,
Hast thou, according to thy oath and bond,

Brought hither Henry Hereford thy bold son,
Here to make good the boilt'rous late Appeal,
Which then our leisure would not let us hear,
Against the Duke of Norfolk, Thomas Mowbray?
Gaunt. I have, my liege.
K. Rich. Tell me moreover, hast thou sounded hiin,

'The Life and Death of King Accufation of high Treason, Richard II.) But this History which fell out in the Year 1398 ; comprizes little more than the and it closes with the Murder of Two last Years of this Prince. King Richard at Pomfret-Castle The Action of the Drama be.. towards the End of the Year gins with Bolingbroke's appeal- 1400, or the Beginning of the ing the Duke of Norfolk, on an ensuing Year. THEOBALD.

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