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VOLUME the FOURTH,
The LIFE and DEATH of RICHARD the SECOND.
The FIRST PART of KING HENRY the SIXTH.
Printed for J. and R. TONSON, C. CORBET, H. WOODFALL,
KING Richard the Second.
Duke of York,
John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster,
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.
Earl of Northumberland.
Percy, Son to Northumberland.
Bishop of Carlisle.
Sir Stephen Scroop.
Abbot of Weftminster.
Queen to King Richard.
Dutchess of Gloucester.
Ladies, attending on the Queen.
Heralds, two Gardiners, Keeper, Messenger, Groom, and other Attendants.
SCENE, difperfedly, in feveral Parts of England.
Of this the Editions, earlier bald. than the firft Folio, are,
I. 4to, by Valentine Simmes, for Andrew Wife, 1598, of which I have a collation by Mr. Theo
II. 4to, for Mathew Law, 1615, from which the first Folio was printed.
Enter King Richard, John of Gaunt, with other Nobles and Attendants.
King RICHAR D.
LD John of Gaunt, time-honour'd Lancaster, Haft thou, according to thy oath and bond, Brought hither Henry Hereford thy bold fon, Here to make good the boift'rous late Appeal, Which then our leifure would not let us hear, Against the Duke of Norfolk, Thomas Mowbray ? Gaunt. I have, my liege.
K. Rich. Tell me moreover, haft thou founded him,
Accufation of high Treafon, which fell out in the Year 1398; and it clofes with the Murder of King Richard at Pomfret-Caftle
The Life and Death of King Richard II.] But this Hiftory comprizes little more than the Two laft Years of this Prince. 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 enfuing Year. THEOBALD.