Holinshed
or Hollingshead biographical name Raphael died circa 1580 English chronicler

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  • Holinshed —   [ hɔlɪnʃed], Holinshead [ hɔlɪnzhed], Raphael, englischer Geschichtsschreiber, ✝ Bramcote (bei Nuneaton) um 1580. Sein aus älteren Werken weitgehend unkritisch übernommenes Geschichtswerk »Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland« (1577)… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Holinshed — [häl′iŋz hed΄häl′inz hed΄, häl′in shed΄] Raphael died 1580?; Eng. chronicler: also Hollingshead [häl′iŋz hed΄] …   English World dictionary

  • Holinshed — Raphael Holinshed (* um 1520 ; † um 1580 in Bramcote) war ein englischer Schriftsteller, dessen Werk bekannt unter dem Titel Holinshed s Chronicle William Shakespeare als Quelle vieler seiner Dramen diente. Leben Über sein Leben weiß man sehr… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Holinshed — /hol inz hed , hol in shed /, n. Raphael, died c1580, English chronicler. Also, Hollingshead. * * * …   Universalium

  • Holinshed — Hol•ins•hed [[t]ˈhɒl ɪnzˌhɛd, ˈhɒl ɪnˌʃɛd[/t]] also Hollingshead n. big Raphael, died c1580, English chronicler …   From formal English to slang

  • Holinshed — /ˈhɒlənʃɛd/ (say holuhnshed) noun Raphael, died c. 1580, English chronicler; his Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande (1577) are the source for several of Shakespeare s plays …   Australian English dictionary

  • Holinshed — /hol inz hed , hol in shed /, n. Raphael, died c1580, English chronicler. Also, Hollingshead …   Useful english dictionary

  • HOLINSHED, Raphael — (d. 1580) An English chronicler and historian, Raphael Holinshed was the principal editor of Elizabethan England s most important domestic history. Holinshed s early years cannot be reconstructed with any certainty, but he probably was educated… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Holinshed, Raphael — died с 1580 English chronicler. From с 1560 Holinshed lived in London, where he was employed as a translator by Reginald Wolfe, who was preparing a universal history. Holinshed is remembered for his Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande… …   Universalium

  • Holinshed, Raphael —  (d. c. 1580) English historian, known for The Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (1577), which was popularly known as Holinshed’s Chronicles …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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