History of Western Theatre: Greeks to Elizabethans/Elizabethan history plays

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In addition to tragedies and comedies, William Shakespeare (1564-1616) wrote renowned English history plays, notably "Richard II" (1595) and "Henry IV part 1" (1597).

Richard II text at http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Richard_II

Henry IV part 1 text at http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_First_Part_of_King_Henry_the_Fourth