Want to know where Richard II is set? Read on for all the details, and see each Richard II setting on the map below.
In Shakespeare’s Richard II the location of the action moves around far more than any other of Shakespeare’s plays. It is a play about power and the deposing of a weak king by a potentially good king and takes in a number of English and French locations, including Brittany, The Lists at Coventry, Ely House, Ireland, Windsor Castle, Plashy, Harlech Castle, Bristol Castle, Berkeley Castle, Flint Castle, Westminster Hall, Langley, Tower of London and Pomfret Castle.
The map below shows all the locations Shakespeare used for Richard II. You can zoom in on the map for a more detailed view of an area, and click the icons on the map for more information. Text in the more info box are the specific locations Shakespeare references in his Richard II text: