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Richard II By Jacob Abbott
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The story of King Richard II of England (1367–1400, reigned 1377 to 1399), as told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. A son of the famous Edward, the Black Prince, he came to the throne at... More > just ten years of age. During his first years as king, government was in the hands of a series of councils whose leading member was his uncle, John of Gaunt. The first major event of the young king’s rule was the suppression of Wat Tyler’s Peasants' Revolt of 1381. However, courtiers prevented the young king from fully exercising power, and by 1387, government of the realm had been taken over by a council known as the Lords Appellant. By 1397, Richard had overthrown this council as well, but had acquired numerous internal enemies. In 1399, one of these enemies, the exiled son of John of Gaunt, Henry of Bolingbroke, invaded England and seized the throne, imprisoning the hapless Richard II who was murdered a year later.< Less
Richard II By Jacob Abbott
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The story of King Richard II of England (1367–1400, reigned 1377 to 1399), as told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. A son of the famous Edward, the Black Prince, he came to the throne at... More > just ten years of age. During his first years as king, government was in the hands of a series of councils whose leading member was his uncle, John of Gaunt. The first major event of the young king’s rule was the suppression of Wat Tyler’s Peasants' Revolt of 1381. However, courtiers prevented the young king from fully exercising power, and by 1387, government of the realm had been taken over by a council known as the Lords Appellant. By 1397, Richard had overthrown this council as well, but had acquired numerous internal enemies. In 1399, one of these enemies, the exiled son of John of Gaunt, Henry of Bolingbroke, invaded England and seized the throne, imprisoning the hapless Richard II who was murdered a year later.< Less
Between Here and There: The Art of Richard Santiago II By Richard Santiago II
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This book is a collection of art work from 1995 through 2014. This book features illustrations and graffiti art from the self-proclaimed generation x artist Richard Santiago II.
Quick Guide: Richard II By College Guide World
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King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in approximately 1595. It is based on the life of King Richard II of England and is the first part of a... More > tetralogy, referred to by some scholars as the Henriad, followed by three plays concerning Richard's successors: Henry IV, Part 1; Henry IV, Part 2; and Henry V. It may not have been written as a stand-alone work. Although the First Folio (1623) edition of Shakespeare's works lists the play as a history play, the earlier Quarto edition of 1597 calls it The tragedie of King Richard the second.< Less
King Richard the II By William Shakespeare
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King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to be written in approximately 1595. It is based on the life of King Richard II of England and is the first part of a... More > tetralogy, referred to by scholars as the Henriad, followed by three plays concerning Richard's successors: Henry IV, part 1, Henry IV, part 2, and Henry V. It may not have been written as a stand-alone work. Although the First Folio (1623) edition of Shakespeare's works lists the play as a history play, the earlier Quarto edition of 1597 calls itself The tragedie of King Richard the second.< Less
King Richard the II By William Shakespeare
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King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to be written in approximately 1595. It is based on the life of King Richard II of England and is the first part of a... More > tetralogy, referred to by scholars as the Henriad, followed by three plays concerning Richard's successors: Henry IV, part 1, Henry IV, part 2, and Henry V. It may not have been written as a stand-alone work. Although the First Folio (1623) edition of Shakespeare's works lists the play as a history play, the earlier Quarto edition of 1597 calls itself The tragedie of King Richard the second.< Less
The Works of Richard Hooker, Volume II By Richard Hooker
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Volume II. Arranged by Keble. Seventh Edition. Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1886. Extremely large file. Volume 2 of 3 Mostly searchable. Some pages would not break out of facsimile scans during... More > OCR. But it's quite readable to the eye. Download and enjoy.< Less
Richard I By Jacob Abbott
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One of the greatest kings of England who hardly ever set foot in that country, Richard I is remembered in history by his epithet Richard Lionheart, mainly for his incredible series of wars and... More > military victories, both within Europe and in the European counterattack (known as the Crusades) which opposed Islamic aggression against Christian lands in the Middle East. Made king of England in 1189, Richard was actually French, and also ruled in Normandy as Richard IV, as well as holding supreme leadership in many other parts of France. His Muslim foes, however, just called him Malek al-Inkitar—“King of England.” This is a riveting story of personal bravery, courage, betrayal and intrigue, set against the bloody backdrop of the Third Crusade.< Less
Richard I By Jacob Abbott
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One of the greatest kings of England who hardly ever set foot in that country, Richard I is remembered in history by his epithet Richard Lionheart, mainly for his incredible series of wars and... More > military victories, both within Europe and in the European counterattack (known as the Crusades) which opposed Islamic aggression against Christian lands in the Middle East. Made king of England in 1189, Richard was actually French, and also ruled in Normandy as Richard IV, as well as holding supreme leadership in many other parts of France. His Muslim foes, however, just called him Malek al-Inkitar—“King of England.” This is a riveting story of personal bravery, courage, betrayal and intrigue, set against the bloody backdrop of the Third Crusade.< Less
Choose The Right & Walk With Noah By Richard A Rousay II
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“Choose the right” adventures are dozens of stories blended into one where you, the reader, will choose the ending again and again. Simply begin on page one and read until you are asked a... More > question. Then turn to the page of your appropriate response to see where your decision leads you. By making different choices each time you read the story will become knew and give you adventure after adventure in the same book. Choose the right and walk with Noah the first book in the series is a delightful tale about Isaac, a shepherd boy who lives during the time of Noah. Help him make decisions in his life and see if he will go the way of man or be fortunate to walk with Noah when the ark sets sail. His life is in your hands and his happiness will depend on you and whether or not you choose the right.< Less