- Henry IV, Part 1, chronicle play in five acts by William Shakespeare, written about 1596–97 and published from a reliable authorial draft in a 1598 quarto edition. Henry IV, Part 1 is the second in a sequence of four history plays (the others being Richard II, Henry IV, Part 2, and Henry V) known collectively as the “second tetralogy,” treating major events of English history in the late 14th and early 15th centuries.
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Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597. It is the second play in Shakespeare's tetralogy dealing with the successive reigns of Richard II, Henry IV, and Henry V. Henry IV, Part 1 depicts a span of history that begins with Hotspur's battle at Homildon in Northumberland against Douglas late in 1402 and ends with the defeat of the rebels at Shrewsbury in the middle of 1403. From the start, it has been an extremely popular play bot
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Henry IV, Part 1 is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in 1600.
KING HENRY IV I prithee, Harry, withdraw thyself; thou bleed'st too much. Lord John of Lancaster, go you with him. LANCASTER Not I, my lord, unless I did bleed too. PRINCE HENRY I beseech your majesty, make up, Lest your retirement do amaze your friends. KING HENRY IV I will do so. My Lord of Westmoreland, lead him to his tent. WESTMORELAND
William Shakespeare's play ''Henry IV'' tells the story of one young prince's transformation from a wasteful youth to an honorable and heroic king in the midst of an English civil war. This article...
King Henry IV, pt. 1, III, 5 (1829) Henry IV, Part 1 Family relationships are at the center of Henry IV, Part 1. King Henry IV and Prince Hal form one major father-son pair, with Henry in despair because Hal lives a dissolute life.
Henry IV, Part 1. Note: 1 Henry IV has two main plots that intersect in a dramatic battle at the end of the play. The first plot concerns King Henry IV, his son, Prince Harry, and their strained relationship. The second concerns a rebellion that is being plotted against King Henry by a discontented family of noblemen in the North, the Percys, who are angry because of King Henry’s refusal to acknowledge his debt to them.
Henry IV, Part 2 is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written between 1596 and 1599. It is the third part of a tetralogy, preceded by Richard II and Henry IV, Part 1 and succeeded by Henry V. The play is often seen as an extension of aspects of Henry IV, Part 1, rather than a straightforward continuation of the historical narrative, placing more emphasis on the highly popular character of Falstaff and introducing other comic figures as part of his entourage, including A