What were Shakespeare's historical plays called?
We need you to answer this question!
Asked in William Shakespeare
What identifies shakespeares plays as being historical?
Many of Shakespeare's plays are based around historical events in the past that actually happened, which might make them historical. However, his "History plays" are based on historical events in the history of England, and are named after the king who was reigning at the time. The plays based on historical events in Ancient Rome or Scotland are not considered to be histories.