Edward IV

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Thomas Heywood (c. 1574—1641) playwright and poet


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Edward IV (1442—1483) king of England and lord of Ireland


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A history play in two parts, possibly written collaboratively by Heywood in the late 1590s. It was advertised as Shakespeare's in a bookseller's catalogue in 1654. Despite verbal parallels with Measure for Measure, the Shakespearian ascription is unjustified.


Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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