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The 1st play of a old tetralogy which includes 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 similar to medieval rulers, Henry IV’s contrastingly glossy reliance on Machiavellian ideas and his highbrow prowess provides him an part that's eventually Richard’s undoing. a strong and complicated tragedy, Richard II is still essentially the most politically charged performs of Shakespeare’s illustrious occupation.

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