Holinshed [hol-inz-hed, hol-in-shed] Examples noun

  1. Raphael,died c1580, English chronicler.

Also Hollingshead. Examples from the Web for holinshed Historical Examples of holinshed

  • Holinshed makes Duncan have “too much of clemencie,” and Macbeth “too much of crueltie.”

    The Man Shakespeare

    Frank Harris

  • “Cymbeline” is founded on Holinshed, and probably may be dated 1610.

    William Shakespeare

    Samuel Levy Bensusan

  • A reprint of the passages in Holinshed’s Chronicles which Shakespeare used.

    The Facts About Shakespeare

    William Allan Nielson

  • They used Holinshed and Fabyan readily enough for their Histories.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

    William Painter

  • In the historical scenes he follows closely the Chronicles of Holinshed.

    William Shakespeare

    John Masefield

  • British Dictionary definitions for holinshed Holinshed Holingshed noun

    1. Raphael. died ?1580, English chronicler. His Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1577) provided material for Shakespeare’s historical and legendary plays
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