A pleasant conceited
history, called The taming of a shrew : as it was sundry times acted by
the right honorable the Earl of Pembroke his servants, from
the Oxford Text Archive. Text is downloadable and freely available
for non-commercial purposes.
The Taming of A Shrew, ed. Thomas Amyot, in Amyot, Thomas,
et al. A Supplement to Dodsley's Old Plays, Vol. IV, [London]: Printed
for the Shakespeare Society, 1853, from Google Book Search, full view
edition (The Tudor Facsimile Texts) of the 1596 quarto (there was a 1594
taming of a shrew. 1596 (1912), from the Internet Archive.
'Romeus and Juliet,': Being the Original of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and
Juliet', "newly edited" by J. J. Munro, 1908, from Google
Book Search, full view and PDF.
Rosalynde: Being the Original of Shakespeare's As You Like It,
ed. W. W. Greg, 1907, from Google Book Search, full view and PDF.
True Chronicle history of King Leir,
and his three daughters, Gonorill, Ragan, and Cordella,
the anonymous King Leir
in modern spelling. Transcribed by Barboura Flues. Edited for the web by
Robert Brazil, from
edition (The Tudor Facsimile Texts) of
true chronicle history of King Leir. 1605 (1910), from the
Chronicle History of King Leir: The Original of Shakespeare's King Lear,
editied by Sidney Lee, 1909, from Google Book Search, full view and PDF.
King Leir, from From Geoffrey of Monmouth (Book II), transcribed
by Barboura Flues at
Victories of Henry V, an original spelling transcription by
Barboura Flues from
Elizabethan Authors, with glossary and appendices.
True Tragedie of Richard the Third, original spelling
transcription by Ramon Jimenez from
Reign of King John, etc. from the Oxford Text Archive, Arts
and Humanities Data Service, available in ASCII text and specially
formatted text for MS-DOS.
facsimile edition of the
quarto of The First and Second Part of the Troublesome Raigne
of John King of England, from the Rare Book Room (Octavo) from a
volume held by the University of
Edinburgh Library. The volume was donated to the library by J. O.
Troublesome raigne of John, King of England : the first quarto, 1591,
which Shakspere rewrote (about 1595) as his "Life and death of King
John" : part II : a facsimile, by photolithography, from the unique
original in the Capell collection at Trinity College, Cambridge
(1888), by Charles Praetorius, from the Internet Archive.
Facsimile edition (The Tudor Facsimile
The troublesome reign of John, king of England. 1591 (1911),
from the Internet Archive.
The Trial of the
Earls of Essex and Southampton, 1601, a sumptuous production by
Margaret Pierce Secara and Paula Kate Marmor.
Daniel, Samuel. An excerpt from
The Tragedy of
Cleopatra, a source for Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, from
King James VI of Scotland, I of England,
a source for Macbeth and Lear.
Queene by Edmund Spenser, a source for King Lear, from
University of Oregon.
Niccols, Richard, 1584-1616.
A mirovr for magistrates : being a trve chronicle historie of
the vntimely falles of such vnfortunate princes and men of note, as haue
happened since the first entrance of Brute into this iland... newly
enlarged.... London : Imprinted by Felix Kyngston, 1610. In
Horace Howard Furness Memorial (Shakespeare) Library. STC 13446.
This is a facsimile edition from SCETI at the University of
Pennsylvania. Niccols was one of many editors. See the
Wikipedia article on
for Magistrates, Vol. I: Part I by John Higgins; part
II by Thomas Blenerhasset;
Part III by Ferrers, Cavyll, Chaloner, Phaer, Baldwin, Skelton, Dolman,
Sackville, Segar, Dingley, Churchyard, and Drayton; Part IV by Richard
Niccols; ed. Joseph Haslewood, London, 1815, reprinted from the edition
of 1587, collated with those of 1575 and 1610, from Google Book Search,
full view and PDF.
Portions of Cinthio's
a source for Othello, from