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Richard II

Richard II


by William Shakespeare

Richard II: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

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Q. According to Richard II and his followers,

Kings should inherit from their fathers
Women should inherit from their mothers
The best son should inherit
Nobody should inherit. You should earn your keep.
Q. According to Henry Bolingbroke and his followers,

Kings should not exist
A king's rule is unquestioned
A king's right is a privilege
Women should inherit
Q. What is the relationship between Henry Bolingbroke and Richard?

Grandfather and grandson
Father and son
Q. Bolingbroke doesn't think much of

Q. John of Gaunt is also

Duke of York
King Richard
Duke of Gloucester
Duke of Lancaster