Richard II (Drama)

  • Richard II (Drama)
  • [Thomas of Woodstock]

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Plays -- England -- 16th century

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(Edited English version of University of Oxford Text Archive text 0007 which in turn was transcribed using the following two printed sources:)

Woodstock : a moral history / edited with a preface by A. P. Rossiter ... Rossiter, A. P. (Arthur Percival), d. 1957 3 p., 255, [1] p. : p. ; 23 cm. Chatto and Windus London: 1946

Note: Edited, and presented in a modernized text, from the Egerton ms. 1994 in the British Library

Note: An anonymous play of doubtful date, probably about 1590 or later, generally regarded as preceding Shakespeare's play on the same subject; known variously by the titles Richard II, Thomas of Woodstock, and Woodstock

The first part of the reign of King Richard the Second, or, Thomas of Woodstock ... / prepared by Wilhelmina P. Frijlinck and checked by the general editor Frijlinck, Wilhelmina P. (Wilhelmina Paulina) xxxvi, 101 p. : facsims. ; 22 cm. Printed for the Malone Society by J. Johnson at the Oxford University Press London: 1929 : Malone Society reprints ; 1929

Note: A type facsimile of folios 161-185 in Ms. Egerton 1994 in the British Library, apparently a stage copy


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