1588-1592 Henry VI, Part One May have been revised later, 1594-5. Contemporary references, 1592. 1623
1589-1592 Henry VI, Part Two "Bad" quarto published in 1594. 1594
1589-1592 Henry VI, Part Three Parodied by Greene in 1592; "bad" quarto published in 1595. 1623
1590-1594 Richard III Quarto published in 1597 differs markedly from the Folio text. 1597
1588-1593 Venus and Adonis Probably written during the plague year, 1592. 1593
1588-1594 The Comedy of Errors Performed in 1594. 1623
1592-1594 Titus Andronicus Recorded as new by Henslowe, 1594. 1594
1593-1594 The Rape of Lucrece 1594
1585-1608 Sonnets Mentioned by Meres in 1598 as circulating "among his private friends;" two published in 1599. 1609
1593-1595 The Taming of the Shrew First published in the First Folio (1623); The Taming of a Shrew published in 1594. 1623