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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


  • Henry -- VI, -- King of England, -- 1421-1471 -- Drama

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Edition Notes

Other titlesHenry VI, part II.
Statementedited by Andrew S. Cairncross.
SeriesArden edition of the works of William Shakespeare
ContributionsCairncross, A. S.
The Physical Object
Paginationliv, 197 p. :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18192855M
ISBN 100416279007

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In the first years of the 15th century, England is in the middle of a civil war. Powerful rebels have assembled against King Henry IV in an attempt to overthrow him. They have just suffered a major defeat at the Battle of Shrewsbury, but several rebel leaders--including the Archbishop of York, Lord Mowbray, and Lord Hastings--remain alive and. King Henry VI, Second Part by William Shakespeare [Rolfe edition] Next part (2) HISTORY OF KING HENRY THE SIXTH, SECOND PART by William Shakespeare Dramatis Personae KING HENRY THE SIXTH. HUMPHREY, Duke of Gloster, his uncle. CARDINAL BEAUFORT, Bishop of Winchester, great-uncle to the King. Such as by God's book are adjudg'd to death. Early life. After receiving a good literary education, part of it in England, Henry became duke of Normandy in and count of Anjou, Maine, and Touraine on the death of his father, Geoffrey Plantagenet, in Although the claim of his mother, Matilda, daughter of Henry I, to the English crown had been set aside by her cousin, King Stephen, in , Henry advanced his fortunes . Henry VI Part 2 is a play by William Shakespeare that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.