King Henry V.

Ed. by A.W. Verity. by William Shakespeare

Publisher: University Press in Cambridge

Written in English
Published: Pages: 256 Downloads: 700
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Subjects:

  • Henry -- V, -- King of England, -- 1387-1422 -- Drama

Edition Notes

SeriesThe Pitt Press Shakespeare
ContributionsVerity, A. W. 1863-1937.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2812 A2 V4 1905
The Physical Object
Pagination256p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17289475M

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King Henry V ascends to the throne of England following the death of his father at the beginning of the play. The King soon makes a claim to parts of France based on some distant ancestral ties.

When Dauphin, prince of France responds insultingly to Henry's claim, King Henry V orders England to invade France and the two nations soon find Cited by: Henry V (16 September – 31 August ), also called Henry of Monmouth, was King of England from until his death in Despite his relatively short reign, Henry's outstanding military successes in the Hundred Years' War against France made England one of the strongest military powers in Europe.

Immortalised in Shakespeare's "Henriad" plays, Henry is known and celebrated as one Father: Henry IV of England. Henry V is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.

See a complete list of the characters in Henry V and in-depth analyses of King Henry V, Catherine, and Fluellen. Here's where you'll find analysis about the play as a whole. King Henry V Characters King Henry V Though a substantial number of scenes focus on other characters, Henry directly initiates nearly all of the significant action in the play, and he is without question the play’s protagonist and hero.

Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, based on the life of King Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War.

The play is the final part of a tetralogy: it is preceded by Richard II, Henry IV, part 1 and Henry IV, part /5(). Henry V: A Pious King Prepares for War. Henry IV died inand the year-old prince took the throne as Henry V. Conspiracies soon arose. Henry V (Prologue), Chorus When Henry V ascends the throne with the combination of Richard's divine authority and his own father's political sophistication, we see the perfect monarch ruling over England, and the amalgamation of two divergent political philosophies.

The first years of Henry V’s rule saw two potential crises: a religious uprising led by the king’s former friend, Sir John Oldcastle, and a conspiracy aimed at deposing him in favor of another Author: Meilan Solly.

Henry V (Wars of the Roses #4), William Shakespeare Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written near It tells the story of King Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt () during the Hundred Years' War/5.