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Holinshed's Chronicles: The Historie of England, Bookes I-IV

Holinshed's Chronicles: The Historie of England, Bookes I-IV

by Raphael Holinshed


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Holinshed's Chronicles, famous as the source for the stories in many Shakespeare's plays, such as King Lear and Cymbeline, were written in the sixteenth century as a collaborative effort, but consistently sustain a lively and highly readable style. A wide variety of sources were used, and carefully noted, but with little critical examination. This volume contains the first four books of the Historie of England, from the time of the Flood to the end of Roman rule and includes much that is the stu

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ISBN-13: 9781789431681
Publisher: Benediction Books
Publication date: 05/16/2012
Pages: 356
Sales rank: 516,665
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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