Want to know where Henry VI Part 1 is set? Shakespeare’s Henry VI Part 1 is set during the reign of England & France’s King Henry VI (1431 – 1435). As in all Shakespeare’s plays about English kings, this play is set in a mix of palaces and battlefields. The action of Henry VI moves backwards and forwards between England and France. In England the scenes are in London and the French scenes take in Orleans, Auvergne, Rouen, Paris and Bordeaux.
The map below shows all the locations Shakespeare used for Henry VI Part 1, and below the map is a text list of the locations. When you click a pin on the map it opens to show all of the settings used within the location, using Shakespeare actual wording. You can zoom in on the map for a more detailed view of an area, click the icons on the map for more information, or use the list of all map pins below the Henry VI Part 1 settings map: