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Shakespeare's History Plays: The Ultimate Quiz

Question #2: CORRECT!

There are ten history plays in Shakespeare's canon: 1, 2, and 3 Henry VI, 1 and 2 Henry IV, King John, Richard II, Richard III, Henry V, and Henry VIII.

Note that some editions of Shakespeare's works include Edward III, a play from the Shakespeare Apocrypha.

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