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The Dering Manuscript, the earliest extant manuscript text of any Shakespearean play, provides a single-play version of both Part 1 and Part 2 of Henry by: King Henry IV. Part 1 by William Shakespeare, unknown edition, , Printed by Iohn Norton, and are to bee sold by William Sheares, at his shop at the great South doore of Saint Pauls-Church, and in Chancery-Lane, neere Serieants-Inne. 18 Henry IV, Part 2 – uncertain: some combination of manuscript and quarto text. 19 Henry V – typeset from Shakespeare's "foul papers." 20 Henry VI, Part 1 * – likely from an annotated transcript of the author's manuscript. 21 Henry VI, Part 2 – probably a Shakespearean manuscript used as a prompt-book. 22 Henry VI, Part 3 – like 2H6 Author: William Shakespeare. Only 2 more manuscripts from Shakespeare's lifetime are known: (1) 2 stanzas of Venus and Adonis copied by Henry Collins before Dec. , in Cambridge University Library, MS F. 63v, and (2) the curious 'Dering Manuscript', ca. , conflating 1 Henry IV, and 2 Henry IV by selecting consecutive scenes, in Folger-Shakespeare Library.
The first play in Shakespeare’s Henriad trilogy, Henry IV, Part 1 tells the story of Prince Hal leaving behind his days carousing in the Boar’s Head Tavern to assume the royal role into which he was born. When Owen Glendower, Mortimer, and Harry “Hotspur” Percy threaten the King’s throne, Hal must take action to protect his father’s legacy. A summary of Part X (Section1) in William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Henry IV, Part 1 and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Henry IV, Part 1 is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. Henry IV, Part 1 & Part 2: Written c. – (reworked from his Famous Victories of Henry V, c. – see above). Apologetic altering of Sir John Oldcastle (buffoon in Famous Victories) to Sir John Falstaff. Henry V: First Quarto is Shakespeare's 'middle' version, written s (reworked from his Famous Victories of Henry V).
The Folger archives also include the papers of Delia Salter Bacon, who questioned Shakespeare’s authorship of the plays, as well as those of 18th-century Shakespeare-forger William Henry Ireland. One highlight of the Folger’s theatrical manuscripts is the earliest known copy of Shakespeare’s plays—a conflated version of the two Henry IV. About Henry IV, Part 1. The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series edited by A. R. Braunmuller and Stephen Orgel The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Join scholars Bill Sherman and René Zandbergen for a discussion of the still un-deciphered Voynich manuscript whose secrets have remained hidden for over the Voynich Manuscript came to light in , it was described as "the most mysterious manuscript in the world"--and a full century later we still know surprisingly little about it. Dating from the early 15th century, it was. The Dering Manuscript, the earliest extant manuscript text of any Shakespearean play, provides a single-play version of both Part 1 and Part 2 of Henry IV.