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Henry IV MS?
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.2016  Wednesday, 7 December 2005

From: 		John Briggs <
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Date: 		Tuesday, 6 Dec 2005 21:22:12 -0000
Subject: 16.2006 Henry IV MS?
Comment: 	Re: SHK 16.2006 Henry IV MS?

Jeff Dailey wrote:

 >I came across a reference today to a MS page containing parts of Henry
 >IV.  The website is http://www.nb.no/baser/schoyen/4/4.3/437.html.  Is
 >anyone familiar with this page?  Is there writing on the other side?
 >Another website (http://www2.localaccess.com/marlowe/h4ms.htm) states
 >it is not from Henry IV.  Does anyone have any experience with the
 >MS?  Is it really a performance script for an actor, or is it a
 >draft?  Any insights would be appreciated.


The simple answer is a resounding "No".  See The Shakespeare Conference: 
SHK 14.2197  Wednesday, 19 November 2003

http://www.shaksper.net/archives/2003/2195.html

 >[Editor's Note: Because I post this is not an invitation to enter into
 >forbidden topics.]

Perhaps not, but you might have directed attention to Peter Holland's 
answer (reference above), especially as it is the third time this 
particular question has come up!

John Briggs

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