Want to know where Henry VI Part 2 is set? See each setting Shakespeare used in the play on the map below.
Shakespeare set Henry VI Part 2, during the time of the historical King Henry IV of England and France, and depicts the great battle for power in England. The play is set entirely in England, in palaces – of the king, the Duke of York, the Duke of Winchester, and the Cardinal of Winchester – as well as gardens and battlefields.
The map below shows all the locations Shakespeare used for Henry VI Part 2. You can zoom in on the map for a more detailed view of an area, and click the icons on the map for more information. Text in the more info box are the specific locations Shakespeare references in his Henry VI Part 2 text.