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1

Who’s in this scene ?

Richard
Aumerle
Carlisle
Salisbury
Scroope

2

What’s happens in this scene?

Richard returns from Ireland.
Receives a succession of bad news.
Dwells on life - no action

3

Name the 3 disappointments?

welsh army have disbanded.

Bush and greene executed

York has fallen

4

Quote - foreshadows Henry’s rebellion - Richard

“Shall falter under foul rebellions arms”

5

Quote - Carlisle - Devine right

“Fear not my lord. That power that made you kind hath power to keep you king”

6

Quote - Richards reference to Henry being a criminal

“Thieves and robbers range abroad”


“This traitor Bolingbroke”

7

Quote Richards Devine right / hubris / flaw

“Not all the water in the right rude sea can wash the balm from an anointed king”


“The breathe of worldly men cannot depose the deputy elected by the lord”

8

Quote - Salisbury giving bad news

“Welshmen ... dispersed and fled”

9

Quote - Richard reminds him of his own power

“I had forgot myself. Am I not king”

10

Quote - Richard - he cannot cope with adversity

“Cry woe, destruction, ruin, and decay? The worst is death, and death will have his day”

11

Scroope - revelation of execution

“At Bristow lost their heads”

12

Richard - Wollows In self pity. He becomes aware of the morality of kings

“Let’s talk of graves, of worms and epitaphs”

“Nothing can we call our own, but death”

“For gods sake let us sit upon the ground and tell sad stories of the death of kings”

13

Carlisle - trying to calm Richard down

“Wise men ne’er sit and wait their woes”

14

Scroope - 3rd bit of bad news

“Your uncle York is joined with Bolingbroke”

“Southern gentlemen in arms upon his party”

15

Richard - final quote of scene

“From Richards night to Bolingbrokes fair day”