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  • Title: King Lear (Quarto 2, 1619)
  • Editor: Pervez Rizvi
  • Coordinating editor: Michael Best
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-463-9

    Copyright Michael Best. This text may be freely used for educational, non-profit purposes; for all other uses contact the Editor.
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: Pervez Rizvi
    Not Peer Reviewed

    King Lear (Quarto 2, 1619)

    M. VVilliam [Shake]-speare,
    True Chronicle History of the life
    and death of King Lear, and his
    three Daughters.

    With the vnfortunate life of Edgar,
    sonne and heire to the Earle of Glocester, and
    his sullen and assumed humour of TOM
    of Bedlam.

    As it was plaid before the Kings Maiesty at White-Hall, vp-
    pon S. Stephens night, in Christmas Hollidaies.

    By his Maiesties Seruants, playing vsually at the
    Globe on the Banck-side.

    Printed for Nathaniel Butter.