Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois

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A tragedy by G. Chapman, written 1610/11, printed 1613, a sequel to Bussy D'Ambois.

Clermont D'Ambois, brother of Bussy, is urged by Bussy's ghost to avenge his murder, but is reluctant to do so except honourably, in a duel. The anti‐revenge aspects recall some elements of Hamlet. See Revenge Tragedy.

Subjects: Literature.

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George Chapman (1559—1634) poet and playwright

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