Henry VI, Part 2 | Study Guide

William Shakespeare

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Author

William Shakespeare

Year Published

1594

Type

Play

Genre

Drama, Historical Fiction, War Literature

About the Title

Henry VI, Part 2 is the second installment in a trilogy spanning the reign of Henry VI, who ruled England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471. In Part 1 the young King Henry struggles to control his feuding noblemen; in this play those conflicts intensify, paving the way for Henry's overthrow in Part 3.

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