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Henry 8 Overview

Henry VIII Overview

  • Category: History
  • Period written: 1612-1613
  • First known performance: June 29, 1613 (Globe Theatre, London)
  • Number of lines: 3239
  • Number of scenes: 18
  • Total Characters: 76
  • Prose/Verse: 2%/98%
  • Folios: Folio 1 (1623), Folio 2 (1632), Folio 3 (1663-4), Folio 4 (1685)
  • Quartos: None
  • Possible Sources: Actes and Monuments of Martyrs (John Foxe, 1583), The Third Volume of Chronicles (Raphael Holinshed, 1587), When You See Me, You Know Me (Samuel Rowley, 1605)

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