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Shakespeare"s History of the life and death of King John

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare"s History of the life and death of King John

by William Shakespeare

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Published by American Book Company in New York, Cincinnati [etc.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesKing John
Statemented., with notes, by William J. Rolfe.
ContributionsRolfe, W. J. 1827-1910 ed.
The Physical Object
Pagination237 p. incl. front., illus.
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16548586M

The Life and Death of King John, a history play by William Shakespeare, dramatises the reign of John, King of England (ruled –), son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine and father of Henry III of England. It is believed to have been written in the mids but was not published until it appeared in the First Folio in   The Life and Death of King John, a history play by William Shakespeare, dramatizes the reign of King John of England (ruled ), son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine and father of Henry III of England. It is believed to have been written in the mids but was not published until it appeared in the First Folio in Pages:

William Shakespeare was an actor, playwright, poet, and theatre entrepreneur in London during the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean eras. He was baptised on 26 April in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England, in the Holy Trinity the age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway with whom he had three children. He died in his home town of Stratford on 23 April , aged   The Shakespeares were prosperous – John was a maker of fine gloves, Mary (née Arden) came from a well-to-do farming family – and when William was five his father was appointed chief alderman, in effect the records have perished, such a position will almost certainly have meant that William was sent to Stratford Grammar School, and his drilling in Latin and Greek .

Shakespeare’s only son, Hamnet, died in at the age of His older daughter Susanna later married a well-to-do Stratford doctor, John Hall. Their daughter Elizabeth, Shakespeare’s first grandchild, was born in In , just months before his death, Shakespeare’s daughter Judith married Thomas Quiney, a Stratford vintner. [The Life and Death of King John]. Folio (9 by /4 inches), period-style three-quarter calf gilt, red morocco spine labels, marbled boards. Eleven original leaves from the Second Folio, containing Shakespeare’s dramatization of King John’s reign, handsomely bound.


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Shakespeare's History of the life and death of King John. New York, American Book Co. [] (OCoLC) Named Person: John, King of England; John, King of England: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; W J Rolfe. Get this from a library. Shakespeare's history of the life and death of King John.

[William Shakespeare; W J Rolfe]. King John goes to war against the French after claims that his nephew should be king instead. John has conflict with the church, orders his nephew's death, and turns the nobles against himself.

In the end, John dies from poison, the French retreat, and his son becomes King. 3 Minute Shakespeare: King John - YouTube. Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Shakespeare's History of the life and death of King John; Unknown Binding – January 1, by William Shakespeare (Author) See all 59 formats and editions Hide Author: William Shakespeare.

Similarly, the life experiences of an immigrant to the United States, will contribute to an understanding of the cultural heritage of the country.

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Shakespeare's History of the Life and Death of King John. 3 likes. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional. King John is normally regarded as one of Shakespeares earliest and weakest history plays.

The plot mainly concerns the kings conflict with France over his legitimacy, since John inherited the throne from his brother, Richard the Lionheart, even though the late kings son, Arthur, was alive and well/5. William Shakespeare (), considered the greatest English-speaking writer in history and England’s national poet, has had more theatrical works performed than any other playwright.

Buy a cheap copy of The Life and Death of King John book by William Shakespeare. Edited by the eminent A.R. Braunmuller, this thorough edition of King John--the first scholarly edition in almost fifteen years--makes a significant contribution to Free shipping over $/5(5).

John and his armies arrive; Arthur's mother, Constance, and Eleanor insult each other, as various members of each side argue. Each king asks Angers's citizens whom they support as the King of England, but the citizens say they support the rightful king. Philip and John's armies go to war, but are so equally matched that neither side wins.

Magna Carta: Shakespeare's The Life and Death of King John Shakespeare's "The Life and Death of King John" lacks one important historical event: the signing of the Magna Carta.

In celebration of this document's th birthday, Helen Hargest takes us through why this might be. > Complete Title- "Shakespeare's History of The Life and Death of King John". > Original 1st Edition was printed in ; This edition was printed in but it is unknown an edition run number.

> Published by Harper & Brothers, Franklin Square New York Seller Rating: % positive. An overview of Shakespeare's life from the Folger Shakespeare Library, including his birth and childhood in Stratford-upon-Avon, his marriage to Anne Hathaway and their children, his work in the London theaters, and his final years before his death in   The Life and Death of King John, a history play by William Shakespeare, dramatises the reign of John, King of England (ruled –), son of Henry II.

Despite all of the theories, the cause of Shakespeare’s death at the age of just 52 will likely remain a mystery. But living in Elizabethan England where the average life expectancy was just 35 years, Shakespeare died a grandfather after living a relatively long and healthy life.

The Life and Death of King John (The Yale Shakespeare) (ELIZABETHAN THEATER, SHAKESPEARE, ENGLISH LITERATURE, DRAMA, HISTORY PLAYS) by Shakespeare, William (edited By Williams, Stanley T.) Seller. By Barbara Mowat and Paul Werstine. Editors of the Folger Shakespeare Library Editions.

Like most of Shakespeare’s history plays, King John presents a struggle for the crown of England. In this play, however, the struggle is located much further back in English history than is usual in Shakespeare’s plays, and, perhaps for this reason, it is waged with a strikingly coldblooded brutality.

John Bale's morality play Kynge Johan [:King John], c. is sometimes considered a forerunner of the genre. King John was of interest to 16th century audiences because he had opposed the Pope; two further plays were written about him in the late 16th century, one.

Description. William Shakespeare's play The Life and Death of King John notably makes no mention of Magna on an earlier, anonymous dramatisation (The Troublesome Raigne of John, c. ), Shakespeare’s play was probably written in the s, but it was not published until Whereas John Foxe (–87) had portrayed John in a favourable light in his Actes and Monuments.

Directed by David Giles. With Leonard Rossiter, William Whymper, Mary Morris, Robert Brown. King John does whatever it takes to keep himself on the throne of England, making enemies of the pope, France, and his nephew along the way/10(9). Henry VIII is a collaborative history play, written by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, based on the life of King Henry VIII of England.

An alternative title, All is True, is recorded in contemporary documents, the title Henry VIII not appearing until the play's publication in Price: $Those relating to the play’s stage life are Eugene M. Waith’s essay “King John and the Drama of History” and excerpts from Francis Gentleman’s The Dramatic Censor or Critical Companion, Thomas Davies’ Memoirs of the Life of David Garrick, Esq., William Hazlitt’s A View of the English Stage, and Arthur Colby Sprague’s Shakespeare.