William Shakespeare
Histories

The Plays of William Shakespeare

  • Which plays were classed as Histories?

  • When were the Histories written?

  • When were these plays first produced?

  • The Quarto Texts & the First Folio?

  • Interesting information about the family, life and times of William Shakespeare

Picture of the cover on the ' First Folio '
which contained Shakespeare's Plays

 

William Shakespeare Histories

THE HISTORY THEMED PLAYS

  • King Henry IV Part 1 - 1597-98 first performed. It was first printed in 1598

  • King Henry IV Part 2 - 1597-98 first performance. It was first printed in 1600

  • King Henry V - 1598-99 first performed. It was first printed in 1600

  • King Henry VI Part 1 - 1592 March 3 produced. It was first printed in 1594

  • King Henry VI Part 2 - 1592-93 first performed. It was first printed in 1594

  • King Henry VI Part 3 - 1592-93 first performed. It was first printed in 1623 (First Folio)

  • King Henry VIII - 1612-13 first performance. It was first printed in 1623 (First Folio)

  • King John - 1596-97 first performed. It was first printed in 1623 (First Folio)

  • Richard II - 1601 February 7 First Recorded production. It was first printed in 1597

  • Richard III - 1600-01 first recorded performance. It was first printed in 1597

William Shakespeare Histories

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