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Hol·in·shed(hŏl′ən-shĕd′, -ĭnz-hĕd′) or 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.
(Biography) Raphael. died ?1580, English chronicler. His Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1577) provided material for Shakespeare's historical and legendary plays
Hol•ins•hed(ˈhɒl ɪnzˌhɛd, ˈhɒl ɪnˌʃɛd)
Raphael, died c1580, English chronicler.