Henry IV, Part 1 is a play by William Shakespeare that was first written around 1596.


See a complete list of the characters in Henry IV, Part 1 and in-depth analyses of Prince Harry, Sir John Fallstaff, and King Henry IV.

Literary Devices

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Further Study

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