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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Sixth, Part I

Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Sixth, Part I

Edited, with Notes by William J. Rolfe (Classic Reprint)

by William Shakespeare

Hardback Publication Date: 21/04/2018

Excerpt from Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Sixth, Part I: Edited, With Notes by William J. Rolfe As this play was an old one, only very slightly te touched by Shakespeare in his 'prentice days, it is very seldom, if ever, read in secondary schools and Shake speare clubs, or by other students and readers until they have become somewhat familiar with the dramatist. These and other minor reasons naturally affected my treatment of the play in the original edition of 1882, and have also had their influence in the present revision. The general plan of the new series has, however, been thoroughly carried out in both the introduction and the notes.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, in 1564. The date of his birth is unknown but is celebrated on 23 April, which happens to be St George's Day, and the day in 1616 on which Shakespeare died.

Aged eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway. They had three children. Around 1585 William joined an acting troupe on tour in Stratford from London, and thereafter spent much of his life in the capital. By 1595 he had written five of his history plays, six comedies and his first tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. In all, he wrote thirty-seven plays and much poetry, and earned enormous fame in his own lifetime in prelude to his immortality.

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