Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written near 1599.It tells the story of King Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt (1415) during the Hundred Years' War.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_V_(play)
Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written near 1599.It tells the story of King Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt (1415) during the Hundred Years' War.
Trumpets sound. Enter KING HENRY V, SCROOP, CAMBRIDGE, GREY, and Attendants. KING HENRY V Now sits the wind fair, and we will aboard. My Lord of Cambridge, and my kind Lord of Masham, And you, my gentle knight, give me your thoughts: Think you not that the powers we bear with us Will cut their passage through the force of France,
Henry V, chronicle play in five acts by William Shakespeare, first performed in 1599 and published in 1600 in a corrupt quarto edition; the text in the First Folio of 1623, printed seemingly from an authorial manuscript, is substantially longer and more reliable.
Henry V begins at the English court, where the young king is persuaded that he has a claim to the throne of France. When the French dauphin, or heir apparent, insults him by sending him tennis balls, Henry launches his military expedition to France.
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Henry V is a history play, probably written around 1599. It covers events during the Hundred Years' War, immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt (1415). Soon after he becomes king, Henry V is considering making a claim to rule France as well as England.
Henry V is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in 1599.
The first part of the Henry V play begins in early fifteenth-century England during the reign of King Henry V (1413-1422) and then shifts to France. The action centers in and around the Battle of Agincourt. Read more about Henry V settings. Date written: 1599
Play Summary As indicated at the close of Henry IV, Part II, King Henry V is planning on entering into a war with France over some disputed lands and titles. He has instructed the Archbishop to be sure that his claims are valid.