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Title: Henry VI, Part 2 (Folio 1, 1623)

Author: William Shakespeare

Coordinating Editor: Michael Best

Research Assistants: Drew Mildon, Beth Norris

Editorial principles and publishing history: The transcripts presented here follow the Folio as exactly as an electronic version permits; spelling follows the original, with no attempt to correct errors; word spacing is normalized; and modern forms are substituted for letters and ligatures that have no modern equivalent in current browsers (for example, the long 's').

Henry VI, Part Two was first published as The First part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of Yorke and Lancaster in a quarto of 1594. A substantially longer version was published in the First Folio of 1623 as The Second Part of Henry the Sixt.

This publication has been proofread, but has not yet been peer reviewed.