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K. Henry IV. with the humours of Sir John Falstaff. A tragi-comedy. As it is acted at the theatre in Little-Lincolns-Inn-Fields by His Majesty"s servants. Revived, with alterations. by William Shakespeare

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Published by Printed for R. W. and sold by J. Deeve in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Henry IV, King of England, 1367-1413 -- Drama,
  • Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama

Book details:

Edition Notes

The first part only, adapted by Thomas Betterton.

StatementWritten originally by Mr. Shakespear.
ContributionsBetterton, Thomas, 1635?-1710.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2810 .A1 1700
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 54 p.
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6979394M
LC Control Number07001013
OCLC/WorldCa4861313

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Henry IV, Part 1 is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. King Henry IV, Part 1 (Wars of the Roses, #2), William Shakespeare King Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play, by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than It is the second play in Shakespeare's tetralogy dealing with the successive reigns of Richard II, Henry IV (two plays, including Henry IV, Part 2), and Henry V/5(). Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than It is the second play in Shakespeare's tetralogy dealing with the successive reigns of Richard II, Henry IV (two plays, including Henry IV, Part 2), and Henry V. Henry IV, Part 1 depicts a span of history that begins with Hotspur's battle at Homildon in Northumberland against Douglas. One may well recall the words spoken by Henry IV at the beginning of this play. Speaking of the grave civil disturbances which have occurred in the commonwealth during the first year of his reign, he said.

Henry VI, Part 3, is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in , and set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England. The play begins where part 2 Henry VI left off, with the victorious Yorkists (York, Edward, Richard, Warwick, Montague and Norfolk) pursuing Henry and Margaret from the battlefield in the /5(). Henry IV (–) took the English throne from King Richard II in Henry did not have the strongest claim to the throne, as Richard's heir, Edmund Mortimer, was more closely related to Richard’s grandfather, Edward III. The English Parliament thought Henry would be a stronger ruler than Richard, so they supported him and he became king. Remember Henry IV Part 1 is the second installment of Shakespeare's tetralogy, so it helps to know about events leading up to our play. Super-condensed summary of events from Richard II: In , the king of England, Richard II, banishes Henry Bolingbroke (who later becomes King Henry IV) to France. Henry IV Summary and Analysis Part One. Shakespeare's historical play Henry IV Part One is not really about King Henry IV at all. It is about his son Prince Harry (known as Hal) and his coming-of.