Thomas of Woodstock


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Thomas of Woodstock

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(Biography) 1355–97, youngest son of Edward III, who led opposition to his nephew Richard II (1386–89); arrested in 1397, he died in prison
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Both John of Gaunt and Thomas of Woodstock saw the relationship between cultural production and patronage as a component of such a language.
The book also explores the plays Thomas of Woodstock and A Yorkshire Tragedy, and claims to prove that a 'lost play' called Cardenio is a genuine work by Shakespeare and fellow playwright John Fletcher.
When he visited England in 1395, Froissart spent some time with an earlier duke of Gloucester, Thomas of Woodstock, the youngest son of King Edward III and a great book collector.
He sold mercer's goods worth 2,000 [pounds sterling] to the King's favourite, Robert de Vere, did business with the King's uncles, John of Gaunt and Thomas of Woodstock, and cultivated other members of the nobility as his customers.
In 'Shakespeare's Richard II and the Anonymous Thomas of Woodstock, Macd.
Staley's argument, that the poem may represent comfort extended to Thomas of Woodstock on the occasion of presenting his daughter Isabel to the Poor Clares of London in the later 1380s, is highly speculative.
Artistic director Moorer will stage the first two installments: Edward III and Thomas of Woodstock.
During his minority, the country was governed by his uncles, John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, and Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester.
THE history of Britain continues to unfold at the Royal Shakespeare Company with a play reading of Thomas Of Woodstock - or Richard II, Part I - at the Swan Theatre in Stratford next Friday.
The following Friday an even rarer play, Thomas of Woodstock (or Richard II, Part 1), will be given a similar reading.