The Tragedy of King Richard II by William Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Tragedy_King_Richard_II_Audiobook_downloadThe Tragedy of King Richard II, by William Shakespeare, is the first of the history series that continues with Parts 1 and 2 of King Henry IV and with The Life of King Henry V. At the beginning of the play, Richard II banishes his cousin Henry Bolingbroke from England. Bolingbroke later returns with an army and the support of some of the nobility, and he deposes Richard. Richard is separated from his beloved Queen, imprisoned, and later murdered. By the end of the play, Bolingbroke has been crowned King Henry IV.

Audio edited by J. M. Smallheer and John Gonzalez. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden)

Total running time: 3:02:38

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