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Henry VI Part III

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As with Henry IV and Henry V, Shakespeare used

Raphael Holinshed’s The Chronicles of England,

Scotland, and Ireland (also known as Holinshed’s

Chronicles) and The Union of Two Noble and Illustre

Families of Lancastre and York as the basis for this

history play, the first part of a trilogy about England’s Henry VI.

Henry VI Part III


Written between 1590 and 1592

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