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In the play The Tragedy of King Richard the Second Shakespeare portrayed two different personalities One was of a man a true politician who was kind and just never letting those around him misguide him He would listen to every side there was of a story and even though those around him gave their opinions he only considered those that were fair He was a people person so to speak and a good king The other was of a man star struck and lazy A man who blindly took the advice of those around him be it just or unjust A good king he thought himself to be but puppet to the men of his court is what he realized he was The first description was of Bullingbrook cousin to King Richard II and Duke of Herford In the beginning of the play Bullingbrook and Mowbray were accusing each other of treacherous acts Bullingbrook accused Mowbray of plotting the Duke of Gloucesters death and Mowbray denied accusing Bullingbrook of lying Needless to say their accusations were brought before the king who gave an impressive speech about both men being men of the court so both men would be treated equally Then he turned around and banished Mowbray for life and Bullingbrook his cousin for only six years Bullingbrook accepted his sentence following it faithfully until King Richard II began to sell off his inheritance to get money for the war Bullingbrook then decided it was time to come back Upon his arrival many of the high-established men of the court joined him swearing their loyalty to him They then began to bring down those who were traitors to England those who would rob from the people and lead his cousin the king astray Bullingbrook looking at the situation his country was in then began to device a plan for King Richard II return He and others agreed that the Kings priority was not his
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