This book contains William Shakespeare's 1592 play; "Henry VIII". As Shakespeare's last play, it is famous for resulting in the burning down of the globe theatre in 1613, due to the fireworks and cannon fire stated in the stage directions. "Henry VIII" explores the intrigue that surrounded Henry's court, specifically Cardinal Wolsey, Henry's relationship with his wife Katherine, and his feelings for Bullen. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, actor, and poet - considered to be the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's most famous dramatist. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly hard to come by and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare.