Hol·in·shed (hŏlʹən-shĕd', -ĭnz-hĕd') Hol·lings·head (-ĭngz-hĕd'), Raphael. Died c. 1580.
English historian. His volume Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1577) was used extensively by Shakespeare as well as other Elizabethan dramatists as a source of historical information.

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  • 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

  • Raphael — /raf ee euhl, ray fee , rah fuy el /, n. 1. (Raffaello Santi or Sanzio) 1483 1520, Italian painter. 2. one of the archangels. 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning healing of the Lord. * * * I In the Bible and the Qurān, one of the… …   Universalium

  • Raphael — Se conoce como Raphael a: ● Raphael Santi, pintor italiano. ● Raphael, cantante jiennense (España). * * * (as used in expressions) Hirsch, Samson Raphael Holinshed, Raphael Mengs, Anton Raphael Semmes, Raphael …   Enciclopedia Universal

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