Want to know where Henry V is set? Read on for all the details, and see each Henry V setting on the map below.

Shakespeare set Henry V in a variety of city and country locations in England and France. The action takes place immediately before, during, and after, the Battle of Agincourt (October 25th, 1415) in France. The battlefields occur at Harfleur and on the fields at Agincourt. Much of the action takes place in royal palaces where the serious business of negotiations, treaties and all diplomatic matters is conducted.

The map below shows all the locations Shakespeare used for Henry V. 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 quotation marks are the specific locations Shakespeare references in his Henry V text.

Henry V, as played by Tom Hiddleston in the BBC’s Shakespeare adaptation The Hollow Crown

Henry V played by Tom Hiddleston in the BBC’s Shakespeare adaptation The Hollow Crown

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  • Henry V Setting 2 t says:

    where’s the map???

    • Henry V Setting 3 John says:

      Hi t, sorry, had some technical issues with Google maps – all resolved now!