[ hol-inz-hed, hol-in-shed ]
/ ˈhɒl ɪnzˌhɛd, ˈhɒl ɪnˌʃɛd /
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Raphael, died c1580, English chronicler.
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Everyone else—More, Edward Hall, Raphael Holinshed, and Shakespeare—followed suit.We Told You So: Richard III Society Celebrates Their Hero’s Rediscovery|Dan Jones|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They used Holinshed and Fabyan readily enough for their Histories.The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1|William Painter
Holinshed has placed on record some interesting details respecting Edward the Confessor.
For Walter Raleigh and the revolt of 1549, see the dramatic account given by Holinshed.The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century|Richard Henry Tawney
Holinshed, who is supported by William of Malmesbury in the assertion that in time of scarcity England imported corn.
Corn was still subject to extraordinary fluctuations: in 1557, Holinshed says before harvest wheat was 53s.
British Dictionary definitions for Holinshed
/ (ˈhɒlɪnʃɛd) /
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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