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Henry 6.1

Henry VI, Part 1 Overview

  • Category: History
  • Period written: 1589-1590
  • First known performance: March 3, 1592 (Rose Theatre, Southwark, London)
  • Number of lines: 2702
  • Number of scenes: 27
  • Total Characters: 65
  • Prose/Verse: 100% verse
  • Folios: Folio 1 (1632), Folio 2 (1632), Folio 3 (1663-4), Folio 4 (1685)
  • Quartos: None
  • Possible Sources: Historia Regum Britanniae (Geoffrey of Monmouth, c. 1136), The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and Yorke (Edward Hall, 1548), The Third Volume of Chronicles (Raphael Holinshed, 1587), Journal of the Siege of Rouen (Sir Thomas Coningsby, 1591)

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