Titel: King Henry VIII
Författare: William Shakespeare
Förlag: University Paperbacks, Methuen &b Co
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A historical play, first performed in 1613. The play is generally thought to be a collaborative effort between Shakespeare and John Fletcher.
William Shakespeare’s King Henry VIII is a compelling history play, recreating a crucial moment in the Tudor dynasty, and the events that marked the beginning of the English Reformation.
Conspiracies and intrigue are rife in the court of Henry VIII as the Duke of Buckingham is executed for treason, having been tricked by his enemy Cardinal Wolsey. And when the King falls in love with Anne Boleyn and decides to divorce his wife, Katherine of Aragon, he causes an irrevocable rift with the Catholic Church. After the King’s secret marriage to Anne, courtiers fall in and out of favour and deaths abound, with far-reaching consequences.
‘If we wish to know the force of human genius we should read Shakespeare’