Henry VI, part 2

Henry VI, part 2

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Overview


Synopsis

This play follows Henry who marries Margaret of Anjou. She is a student of William de la Pole who seeks to influence the king's behavior. Meanwhile Duke Humphrey also wants the crown and is very popular. His wife studies witchcraft and summons a demon. Gloucester ends up becoming destroyed, he is imprisoned and then dies. William de la Pole is banished for potentially having a hand in Gloucester's death. York tries to take the throne while claiming he is trying to protect the King. His sons, who include the evil Richard, support him. The play leads up to the Battle of St. Albans.


Characters

Male

Lead

Spoken

Male

Lead

Spoken

Male

Lead

Spoken



Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, mature adult characters