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Henry VI Part 1

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"Henry VI, Part 1"
Excerpt from Act 4, Scene 7

Actors: Julian Glover (Talbot)

Clip Length: 1 min 00 sec
  Performed by:
The Royal Shakespeare Company (www.rsc.org.uk)

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Synopsis:

Henry: The Next Generation
In a divided land the armies of the white rose and of the red rose will mass to make war.
Plucked from the fields of France by the voice of God a young French peasant girl will step out of her rags and into legend.
Before them all a young king will do what he must to survive.

Rated NC-17. Contains scenes of martyrdom, and offensive haircuts

"So much for flower power man."
- San Franciso Witness

History:

aka "The First Part of Henry the Sixth"

Probably written in 1591-1592

First performance was early 1592

First published in 1623

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You can read the full text of
"Henry VI Part 1" at MIT.edu:
"Henry VI, part 1: Entire Play"

You can find a full synopsis of
"Henry VI Part 1" at Bardweb.net:
"Shakespeare Resource Center - Henry VI, Part I"

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