Harvard Classics

The Tragedy of King Lear (Act I, Scene I), by William Shakespeare

May 26, 2022

Goneril and Regan falsely swore they loved their father, King Lear, more than life itself. Cordelia could find no words to express her sincere devotion. Then King Lear made the decision that started a series of exciting events. (Volume 46, Harvard Classics)

Shakespeare's first daughter, Susanna, baptized May 26, 1583.