History Talk on Henry VI Part 1, Act 1
In these history chats about Shakespeare's plays we cover three history topics: History of Performance, History of Shakespeare, and History of the Source Material.
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As I mention in this chat, there is a TON of history involved in studying this play, so to get you started in your study of Henry VI Part 1 and help you with where to start reading, I have put together a Learn More Reading List which highlights several articles and books you might consider if you want to learn more.
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Books I mentioned (affiliate link here):
The Bedford Companion to Shakespeare by Russ McDonald