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Henry VI, Part 2

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Henry VI, Part 2

Folios and Quartos from the Collection

Use the links below to see full-length digital facsimiles of the early printed versions of this play, provided through our digital image collection. Read the play for yourself in its early editions, including all of the pages, at any size.


Quarto Editions of Henry VI, Part 2:


Third Quarto (1619)


Note: this quarto includes what are now known as Parts 2 and 3 of Henry VI. The link above is to the pages corresponding to Henry VI, Part 2, described in the quarto as "the first part."


Folio Editions of Henry VI, Part 2:


First Folio (1623)

Second Folio (1632)


The Folger Second Folio that was chosen for this project (one of several in the library's collection) is well known because a censor marked out or cut up portions of the text. In Henry VI, Part 2, ink obscures a small number of lines.

Shakespeare. Henry VI, Parts 2 and 3. London, 1619

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