The 1st play of a old tetralogy which include Shakespeare’s Henry IV (parts 1 and a pair of) and Henry V, Richard II information the tragic downfall of the eponymous king and simultaneous upward thrust of Henry IV. while Richard II’s reliance on his bloodline and the Divine correct of Kings makes him quaint and such as medieval rulers, Henry IV’s contrastingly glossy reliance on Machiavellian rules and his highbrow prowess offers him an aspect that's eventually Richard’s undoing. a strong and tricky tragedy, Richard II continues to be some of the most politically charged performs of Shakespeare’s illustrious profession.
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