“Better Than I Expected!” – S. Pepys


Samuel Pepys, 17th Century Theater Critic
King Harry [Henry] the Eighth – William Shakespeare – ★★★★☆

Wednesday December 30, 1668:

“After dinner, my wife and I to the Duke’s playhouse, and there did see King Harry the Eighth; and was mightily pleased, better than I ever expected, with the history and shows of it.”

via The Diary of Samuel Pepys

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