M. William Shak-fpeare:

True Chronicle Hiftorie of the life and
death of King L E A R and his three

With the vnfortunate life of Edgar, fonne
and heire to the Earle of Glofter, and his
fullen and affumed humor of
O M of Bedlam :

As it was played before the Kings Maieftie at Whitehall upon
S. Stephans in Criftmas Hollidayes.

By his Maiefties feruants playing vfually at the Gloabe
on the Bancke-fide.

L O N D O N,
Printed for Nathaniel Butter, and are to be fold at his fhop in Pauls
Chuch-yard, at the figne of the Pide Bull neere
St. Auftins Gate. 1608.

(Title page of the first edition)

King Lear