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The Oldcastle Controversy Sir John Oldcastle, Part I and the Famous Victories of Henry V (The Revels Plays Companion Library) by Peter Corbin

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Published by Manchester Univ Pr .
Written in English


  • Sir,,
  • Oldcastle, John,,
  • English Drama,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • d. 1417,
  • Sir John Oldcastle,
  • Drama,
  • English,
  • Henry,
  • Oldcastle, John,
  • Other prose: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Shakespeare studies & criticism,
  • Famous victories of Henry the,
  • Famous victories of Henry the Fifth,
  • In literature

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7839297M
ISBN 100719026938
ISBN 109780719026935

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Oldcastle is a former civil parish, now in the parishes of Malpas and Threapwood, in the Cheshire West and Chester district and ceremonial county of Cheshire in England. In it had a population of The civil parish was abolished in and merged into Malpas and Threapwood. ReferencesCountry: England. Sir John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, executed as an heretic and traitor near St. Giles's Fields, London, in December , became a figure of sharp controversy at the end of the sixteenth century. Oldcastle was presented on stage in both the anonymous The Famous Victories of Henry V and in Shakespeare's 1&2 Henry IV as the close companion of the. Thus, the figure who was for a time the godly nation's greatest martyr, has once again played a fundamental role in the construction of that nation's greatest author, from the religio- political controversy that preceded his debut as a writer on the title page of Henry IVPart II, to the controversy over the debut of Oldcastle as a character in. Sir John Oldcastle (died 14 December ) was an English Lollard leader. Being a friend of Henry V, he long escaped prosecution for convicted, he escaped from the Tower of London and then led a rebellion against the King. Eventually, he was captured and executed in London. He formed the basis for William Shakespeare's character John Falstaff, who was Born: /78?, Herefordshire, England.