Here is a list of definite, possible and probable sources for Richard II:

  • The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and Yorke by Edward Hall
  • The Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland by Raphael Holinshed
  • A Myrroure for Magistrates, Anonymous
  • The Chronicle of Froissart
  • Chronicque de la Traison et mort de Richart Deux Roy Dengleterre
  • The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars by Samuel Daniel
  • Thomas of Woodstock, Anonymous
For further information, see: Bullough, Geoffrey. Narrative and Dramatic Sources of Shakespeare, Volume III: Earlier English History Plays. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1975.

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