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The Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, or Holinshed's Chronicles
- William Shakespeare's primary reference work for most of his histories and many of his other plays, including Macbeth.
- The 1577 edition was compiled by Holinshed, William Harrison and Richard Stanyhurst; the 1587 edition was edited by John Hooker, assisted by Francis Thynne, Abraham Fleming and John Stow. The 1807 edition, reprinted from the 1587 edition, with the excisions (castrations) ordered by the Privy council replaced, was edited by Sir Henry Ellis
- The Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland (London 1577) vol 1, vol 2
- The Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland (London 1587) external source
- The castrations of the last edition of Holinshed's Chronicle, 1723 external source
- Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1807 vol 1&2, vol 3, vol 4, vol 5, vol 6
Works about Holinshed
- Shakspeare and Holinshed in "Studies in Shakespeare" by John Churton Collins, 1904 external source
- "Holinshed, or Hollingshead, Raphael or Ralph," in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons (1910)
- "Holinshed, Raphael," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.
- "Holinshed, Raphael," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)