King John | Study Guide

William Shakespeare

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Overview

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Author

William Shakespeare

Years Written

1594–96

Type

Play

Genre

History, Tragedy

About the Title

King John of England (1167–1216) is the rather unheroic protagonist of the chronicle play King John. His weakness and vacillation spark a rebellion and bring his kingdom to the brink of disaster. The play was originally titled The Life and Death of King John.

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