Tag Archives: Holinshed’s Chronicles

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Christopher Marlowe – Edward II

On February 26, 1564, the English playwright, poet and translator, Christopher Marlowe was born.  Before his death on May 30, 1593, Marlowe had become the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day.  It is touted that he was a great inspiration … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Holinshed’s Chronicles – Church of England

Aloha Promises Forever has previously discussed the Holinshed Chronicles and its authors .   Please see these to learn more.  Otherwise, please know that you may read Chapter 5, Of the Ancient and Present Estate of the Church of England here: … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Holinshed’s Chronicles

We have previously taken a broad overview of the work called Holinshed’s Chronicles.  Today we will take a further look at this with respect to William Harrison’s input and with particular emphasis on Elizabethan punishments. William Harrison was chaplain to Lord … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Holinshed’s Chronicles

Holinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland also known simply as Holinshed’s Chronicles is a multi-volume comprehensive history of the British Isles.  It was published in two editions.  The first in 1577.  The second in 1587.  Its importance today lies in its … Continue reading

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