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Henry V Overview

Henry V Overview

  • Category: Comedy
  • Period written: 1598-1599
  • First known performance: 1599<
  • Number of lines: 3227
  • Number of scenes: 29
  • Total Characters: 48
  • Prose/Verse: 40%/60%
  • Folios: Folio 1 (1632), Folio 2 (1632), Folio 3 (1663-4), Folio 4 (1685)
  • Quartos: Quarto 1 ("bad quarto") (1600), Quarto 2 (1602), Quarto 3 (1619)
  • Possible Sources: The Battle of Agincourt (Anonymous, 1415), A Myrroure for Magistrates (The Duke of Suffolk, 1559), The Third Volume of Chronicles (Raphael Holinshed, 1587), The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars (Samuel Daniel, 1595), Instructions, Observations and Orders Militarie (Sir John Smithe, 1595), The Annals of C. Tacitus (R. Greneway, 1598)

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