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Drama, Historical Fiction
The play's main character is the titular King Henry VIII of England. Alternative titles include The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eighth and All is True. The latter suggests that truth is a focus of the play as the characters search for the truth regarding treason. However, the truth is difficult to determine as Shakespeare draws attention to the fact that these historical figures are being played by actors.
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