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Holinshed, Raphael, 1529-1580 King Henry the Eighth [ KING HENRY VIII (1491-1547) ] Shakespeare The Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande : Conteyning the description and chronicles of England. By Raphael Holinshed, 1529-1580. **SINGLE LEAF**. From First Edition : 1577 **Folio** BLACK LETTER - WITH WOODCUT of Henrie the Eygthe [ KING HENRY , London: Imprinted for John Hunne &, 1577.

Illustrated by Henry the Eighth. First Edition. Single Sheet. Very Good Plus. Folio LONDON : 1577. FIRST EDITION. **SINGLE LEAF** from the famous 'Holinshead's Chronicles. Black Letter. Double column text; ideal for framing. Shipped flat; packed well. VERY GOOD INDEED. Fresh and clean. Page (with woodcut of Martyrdom) from section on Henrie the Eygthe [ KING HENRY VIII (1491-1547) ] Referenced by: STC (2nd ed.), 13568b. RAPHAEL HOLINSHED (1529 - 1580) was an English chronicler, whose work this leaf came from is commonly known as Holinshed's Chronicles, was one of the major sources used by William Shakespeare for a number of his plays. Shakespeare used the revised second edition of the Chronicles (published in 1587) as the source for most of his history plays, the plot of Macbeth, and for portions of King Lear and Cymbeline. **Will be well-packed for posting/shipping** ASK if you have any questions.** [ Rosley Books - for Antiquarian books, Literature, History & Theology ] (Book ref. 0015941 )  £ 95.00

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